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haptic

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adjective hap·tic \ˈhap-tik\

Definition of haptic

  1. 1 :  relating to or based on the sense of touch

  2. 2 :  characterized by a predilection for the sense of touch <a haptic person>



Origin of haptic

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek haptesthai to touch


First Known Use: circa 1890


Medical Dictionary

haptic

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adjective hap·tic \ˈhap-tik\

Medical Definition of haptic

  1. 1:  relating to or based on the sense of touch <the haptic mode of perception—Colin Gordon>

  2. 2:  characterized by a predilection for the sense of touch <a haptic person>



Variants of haptic

or hap·ti·cal \-ti-kəl\play

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