1. [ noun ] (psychology) the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin
Synonyms: feeling touch_sensation tactile_sensation touch

"she likes the touch of silk on her skin" "the surface had a greasy feeling"

Related terms: perception cutaneous_sensation feel
2. [ noun ] (physiology) the faculty of perceiving (via the skin) pressure or heat or pain
Synonyms: skin_perceptiveness touch_perception tactility
Related terms: somesthesia
Similar spelling:   tactile_sensation