dynamic touch

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The ability to discern certain physical properties of an object by moving it around, an example being the ability of people to judge the length of a rod quite accurately by grasping one end of it and swinging it around, even in the dark or with the hand and the rod screened from vision. See also touch. Compare cutaneous sense, haptic touch.

Subjects: Psychology.

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