What does touching mean?

Definitions for touching
ˈtʌtʃ ɪŋtouch·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word touching.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. touch, touching(noun)

    the event of something coming in contact with the body

    "he longed for the touch of her hand"; "the cooling touch of the night air"

  2. touch, touching(adj)

    the act of putting two things together with no space between them

    "at his touch the room filled with lights"

  3. affecting, poignant, touching(adj)

    arousing affect

    "the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene"; "poignant grief cannot endure forever"; "his gratitude was simple and touching"

Wiktionary

  1. touching(Adjective)

    Provoking sadness and pity.

    a touching story

Webster Dictionary

  1. Touching

    of Touch

  2. Touching(adj)

    affecting; moving; pathetic; as, a touching tale

  3. Touching

    concerning; with respect to

  4. Touching(noun)

    the sense or act of feeling; touch

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. touching

    The state of a ship's sails when they first begin to lift or shiver with their edges in the direction of the wind. It is occasioned either by a change in the wind or in the ship's course. (See FULL AND BY.)--Luff and touch her! is the order to the helmsman to bring the vessel up, and see how near she will come to the wind, or to give facility for taking in a reef when about to lower the top-sails, or for deadening the ship's way.

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of touching in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of touching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of touching in a Sentence

  1. Dustin Johnson:

    I'm a lot longer than I thought I could ever be again, i'm touching numbers that I did 15 years ago. So that's cool.

  2. Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency:

    Avoid touching it or getting it in your eyes, it can cause injury to eyes and lungs if breathed in.

  3. The Guardian:

    They were touching her, they were bothering her, so for the judge, if the intention wasn’t pleasure, it’s not sexual assault.

  4. Robert West:

    If you've got a big problem( people think) you need a big solution, face touching [ appears to be ] such a trivial thing. It's almost silly, and it just doesn't feel right that stopping face touching could make much of a difference.

  5. Liam Brierley:

    People in these areas may also hunt bats for bushmeat, unaware of the risks of transmissible diseases which can occur through touching body fluids and raw meat of bats.

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