1. [ noun ] the state of being tangent; having contact at a single point or along a line without crossing
Related terms: contact
2. [ noun ] a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact
Synonyms: contact

"they forget to solder the contacts"

Related terms: junction terminal short_circuit electrical_contact distributor_point p-n_junction tread wiper sound_bow short_circuit electronics
Similar spelling:   tangent