noncontact

adjective non·con·tact \ ˌnän-ˈkän-ˌtakt \

Definition of noncontact

: not involving contact: such as
a : not relating to or normally involving body contact between players
  • a noncontact sport/injury
b : not requiring or involving contact with the body
  • a noncontact thermometer
  • noncontact imaging/sensors

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1879

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