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tactual Line breaks: tac|tual
Pronunciation: /ˈtaktʃʊəl/

Definition of tactual in English:


Another term for tactile.
Example sentences
  • One page will contain Braille text that describes a sheep, for example, while the facing page will contain fluffy cotton glued to the page to simulate a tactual representation of the concept ‘sheep.’
  • It also involves relish or delight, and Edwards followed Locke and Hutcheson in thinking that, like a feeling of tactual pressure or an impression of redness, being pleased or pained is a kind of sensation or perception.
  • Visual and tactual sense-data do this directly, the others indirectly, as explained above.

Words that rhyme with tactual

artefactual (US artifactual), contractual, factual
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