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contact

(Association), noun accord, acquaintanceship, affiliation, alliance, bond, camaraderie, close union, coalition, combination, commerce, communication, community, companionship, conjunction, connection, consociation, consortium, cooperation, dealings, exchange, federation, fellowship, interchange, intercommunion, intercourse, interrelation, intimacy, kinship, liaison, link, linkage, mutual intercourse, participation, rapport, relation, relationship, tie, transmission, union
Associated concepts: contacts theory in conflicts of law, grouping of contacts

contact

(Touching), noun abutment, abuttal, adjacency, coherence, contactus, connection, contiguity, contiguousness, contingence, convergence, impact, joining, junction, junction of bodies, juncture, meeting, nexus, taction, tangency, union

contact

(Communicate), verb call, consociate, correspond, establish connection, get through to, get to, have an exchange, have dealings with, inform, intercommunicate, make connection, meet with, notify, reach, relate, serve notice, signal

contact

(Touch), verb abut, adjoin, annex, attach, be contiguous, border, border on, bridge, butt against, cohere, collide with, come together, conjoin, connect, converge, embrace, encounter, establish connection, graze, hit, inosculate, interconnect, join, lie adjacent to, link, meet, osculate, overlap, reach, rub, strike, unite, verge upon
See also: abutment, accident, coalescence, collision, communicate, connection, convey, correspond, impinge, liaison, meeting, notify, reach
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It is not spread by casual contact, such as hugging or kissing, nor by sharing eating utensils or coughing.
population through casual contact," CDC officials wrote in the Federal Register.
Enforcing safety procedures is always important but is particularly necessary in situations where an infection like H1N1 can move out of the lab and be transmitted by relatively casual contact.
The disease does not spread by casual contact or by simply breathing near an infected person," Mirghalani said.
I became aware of her situation and had casual contact with her in church and by phone.
Typically spread by casual contact, MRSA can rapidly transform relatively minor skin infections into painful abscesses.
Among the remaining three contact variables, casual contact with PWDD was positively related to attitudes toward PWDD.
Normal casual contact, such as passing someone in a corridor or sharing a lift, does not put someone at risk of developing TB.
It is transmitted in bodily fluids and cannot be caught through casual contact, coughing, sneezing or sharing utensils.
You can't catch HIV through casual contact like shaking hands or hugging, kissing, or sharing washing facilities and kitchen utensils.
You cannot become infected with HIV through casual contact or insect bites or stings.
There are no published data to indicate that CFS is contagious, that it can be transmitted through intimate or casual contact or by blood transfusion, or that people with CFS need to be isolated in any way.