Definition of Haptic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch. "A tactile reflex"

Exact synonyms: Tactile, Tactual
Partainyms: Touch, Touch, Touch, Touch, Touch, Touch
Derivative terms: Tactility



Definition of Haptic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the sense of touch; tactile. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or relating to haptics. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Haptic

1. pertaining to the sense of touch [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haptic

haps
hapten
hapten inhibition of precipitation
haptene
haptenes
haptenic
haptenic inhibition
haptenization
haptenize
haptenized
haptenizes
haptenizing
haptens
hapteron
hapterons
haptic (current term)
haptic hallucination
haptic interface
haptic interfaces
haptic sensation
haptical
haptically
hapticity
haptics
hapto-
haptodysphoria
haptoglobin
haptoglobins
haptometer
haptonema

Literary usage of Haptic

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1. On Sensations from Pressure and Impact: With Special Reference to the by Harold Griffing (1895)
"haptic Sensations and Dermal Pain. We have already found, in Chapter I, ... It is not, however, near the lower limit of haptic stimulation that this ..."

2. Small Business Technology Transfer: Abstracts of Phase I Awards, 1994 by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"A haptic display methodology will allow for high fidelity force feedback at reduced cost with a mechanism which is inherently safe for the user. ..."

3. Catalyzing Inquiry at the Interface of Computing and Biology by John C. Wooley, Herbert Lin (2005)
"A digital human for surgical use must provide appropriate force feedback ("haptic capability") to the surgeon so that, for example, cutting into soft tissue ..."

4. Archiprix Internationalby Henk van der Veen by Henk van der Veen (2005)
"Is there any remaining time/place for the slow seduction of haptic architecture settled in the landscape of the contemporary metropolis? ..."

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