Word of the Day – Haptic

By April 16, 2019Word of the Day

Haptic (adj)

hap-tik

Relating to the sense of touch, in particular relating to the perception and manipulation of objects using the senses of touch and proprioception.

Late 19th century: from Greek haptikos ‘able to touch or grasp’, from haptein ‘fasten’.

Example sentences

“Newer eReaders offer haptic screens, allowing readers much more control.”

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