haptic

haptic
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek haptesthai to touch Date: circa 1890 1. relating to or based on the sense of touch 2. characterized by a predilection for the sense of touch <
a haptic person
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  • haptic — adj. relating to or based on the sense of touch. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haptic — [hap′tik] adj. 〚< Gr haptein, to touch + IC〛 of or having to do with the sense of touch; tactile * * * hap·tic (hăpʹtĭk) adj. Of or relating to the sense of touch; tactile.   [Greek haptikos, from haptesthai, to grasp …   Universalium

  • haptic — HÁPTIC, Ă adj. referitor la simţul tactil, la palpaţie. (< fr. haptique) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • haptic — (adj.) pertaining to the sense of touch, 1890, from Gk. haptikos able to come into contact with, from haptein to fasten …   Etymology dictionary

  • haptic — [hap′tik] adj. [< Gr haptein, to touch + IC] of or having to do with the sense of touch; tactile …   English World dictionary

  • haptic — hap·tic hap tik or hap·ti·cal ti kəl adj 1) relating to or based on the sense of touch <the haptic mode of perception (Colin Gordon)> 2) characterized by a predilection for the sense of touch <a haptic person> * * * hap·tic (hapґtik)… …   Medical dictionary

  • Haptic perception — is the process of recognizing objects through touch. It involves a combination of somatosensory perception of patterns on the skin surface (e.g., edges, curvature, and texture) and proprioception of hand position and conformation.People can… …   Wikipedia

  • Haptic media — include any form of medium that communicates with the senses before the intellect. It is non verbal communication. The human brain processes many types of information that are not translated into thoughts before experienced and embodied. Haptic… …   Wikipedia

  • Haptic communication — is the means by which people and other animals communicate via touching. Touch is an extremely important sense for humans; as well as providing information about surfaces and textures it is a component of nonverbal communication in interpersonal… …   Wikipedia

  • Haptic Poetry — Haptic poetry, like visual poetry and sound poetry, is a liminal art form combining characteristics of typography and sculpture to create objects not only to be seen, but to be touched and manipulated. Indeed, in haptic poetry, the sense of touch …   Wikipedia

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