Etymology
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haptic (adj.)

"pertaining to the sense of touch," 1890, from Greek haptikos "able to come into contact with," from haptein "to fasten" (see apse).

updated on January 07, 2014

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Definitions of haptic from WordNet

haptic (adj.)
of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch;
haptic data
Synonyms: tactile / tactual
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