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tactile

 [tak´til]
pertaining to touch.

tac·tile

(tak'til),
Relating to touch or to the sense of touch.
[L. tactilis, fr. tango, pp. tactus, to touch]

tactile

(tăk′təl, -tīl′)
adj.
1. Relating to, involving, or perceptible to the sense of touch: tactile sensations; tactile sensitivity.
2. Characterized by or conveying an illusion of tangibility: tactile language.

tac′tile·ly adv.
tac·til′i·ty (-tĭl′ĭ-tē) n.

tac·tile

(tak'til)
Relating to touch or to the sense of touch.
[L. tactilis, fr. tango, pp. tactus, to touch]

tactile

pertaining to touch.

Tactile

The perception of touch.

tac·tile

(tak'til)
Relating to touch or sense of touch.
[L. tactilis, fr. tango, pp. tactus, to touch]
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Collage invigorates the experience of tactility and time.
However, the layout emphasized the remarkable contrast between the three-dimensional tactility, performative nature, and relative abstraction of precolonial African art, and the two-dimensional flattening of space in the highly naturalistic photos and postcards by colonials, what visual anthropologist Christopher Pinney calls the colonial rationalization of space.
Through chromatic richness and luscious tactility such paintings convey not the exorcising of personal demons but something effusive and celebratory.
Hofmann's paintings, with their extraordinarily inclusive modern sensibility--the meaning and possibilities of which we seem to have forgotten in this time of trendy conceptualism--and tactility and musicality (they owe much to Kandinsky's synesthetic paintings), suggest that aesthetic experience can put us in touch with "eternity," to use his word.
Spangler, by contrast, searches beyond--or, more accurately, before--the built environment, but as a native son of the prairie, he not only appears to have a more sympathetic eye for what remains in the wake of the region's industrial decline, but has resisted the conventions of wood carving by transforming a marginalized craft typically associated with bearded, plaid-shirted gentlemen of a certain age into a conduit for the mythology of the Midwest without diminishing its tactility or symbolic richness.
When added to visual and auditory stimuli, tactility will impart a greater sense of reality and improved operability in games, remote operation of robots, and other applications.
According to an MIT news release on the matter, a new system created by the scientists at CSAIL can create realistic signals of tactility (of touch and feel) using visual inputs.
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The driver-centric cockpit inside the CT5 blends high tech and high touch for an exceptional blend of control tactility. The new sedan will be offered in Luxury and Sport models, giving customers more choices in appearance and ride character.
The more digital we become, the more we'll need tactility. When we live in an environment where we're always connected, we'll need the contrast of touching and feeling--and that will become apparent from our design.
Tactility is often, at first, experienced with our eyes.
It is time to get behind the 3-range D-type leather steering wheel and enjoy the cruise control, bluetooth phone, multimedia and other control buttons, with admirable tactility in the palm of the hand.