an intermediary or go-between
noun, Geology. 1. localized metamorphism resulting from the heat of an igneous intrusion. contact metamorphism A type of metamorphism in which the mineralogy and texture of a body of rock are changed by exposure to the pressure and extreme temperature associated with a body of intruding magma. Contact metamorphism often results in the formation of […]
noun 1. a naval mine designed to explode on contact with the hull of a ship.
[kon-tak-ter, kuh n-tak-ter] /ˈkɒn tæk tər, kənˈtæk tər/ noun, Electricity. 1. a mechanically operated switch for continuously establishing and interrupting an electric power circuit. /kɒnˈtæktə/ noun 1. a type of switch for repeatedly opening and closing an electric circuit. Its operation can be mechanical, electromagnetic, or pneumatic
noun 1. Photography. sensitized paper on which a contact print is made. 2. an adhesive-backed paper or paperlike product, used to line shelves, decorate surfaces, etc.