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1 Of, relating to, or involving touch. n.

2 A person whose characteristic style of mental imagery is tactile rather than visual, auditory, or motor. Also (rarely in psychology) called tactual. Compare audile (2), motile (2), visualizer. [From Latin tactilis tactile, from tactus touched, from tangere to touch + -il(is) indicating capability or relationship]

Subjects: Psychology.


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