[kon-takt-lis] /ˈkɒn tækt lɪs/
noting or pertaining to technology or devices that use radio waves to relay identifying information to an electronic reader, so that the device does not need to be in direct contact with the reader:
contactless credit and debit cards.
referring to payment systems which use RFID technology and do not require the customer’s signature or pin number
- Contact magazine
noun 1. a magazine in which to place adverts to make contacts, esp sexual ones
- Contact man
noun 1. 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