Wednesday, March 24, 2010

tactile

tactile [ TAK-til, -tahyl ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. pertaining to or characterized by the sense of touch
2. perceptible to the touch
3. tangible
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The author’s tactile description of the setting was so vivid and lifelike that the reader would invariably get involved in the story.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 My background was in making buildings accessible to people with various disabilities, and part of that involved creating tactile diagrams of floor plans and emergency routes for visually-impaired people.