haptic

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἁπτικός (haptikos, able to come in contact with), from ἅπτω (haptō, I touch).

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haptic (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the sense of touch; tactile.
    • 2009, Thorsten A. Kern, Engineering Haptic Devices: A Beginner's Guide for Engineers, page 5:
      However haptics is more than that. Haptic perceptions range from minor interactions in everyday life, eg, drinking from a glass or writing this text, to a means of social communication, eg shaking hands
  2. Of or relating to haptics.
    • 2009, Thorsten A. Kern, Engineering Haptic Devices: A Beginner's Guide for Engineers, page 5:
      However haptics is more than that. Haptic perceptions range from minor interactions in everyday life, eg, drinking from a glass or writing this text, to a means of social communication, eg shaking hands

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