- of or relating to the sense of touch.
- communicating or imparting the sensation of contact; arising from or due to touch.
Origin of tactual
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Examples from the Web for tactual
Tactual imagery would, of course, serve the purpose as well.The Measurement of Intelligence
Lewis Madison Terman
The parrot is the most intelligent of birds, and its tactual power is also greatest.Fragments of science, V. 1-2
I know that I must have dreamed because I recall no break in my tactual experiences.
There are tactual vibrations which do not belong to skin-touch.
Light, sound and tactual vibrations press upon you from every side.Applied Psychology: Making Your Own World
- caused by touch; causing a tactile sensation
- of or relating to the tactile sense or the organs of touch
C17: from Latin tactus a touching; see tact
Word Origin and History for tactual
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