1. A coming together or touching, as of objects or surfaces.
The state or condition of touching or of immediate proximity: Litmus paper turns red on contact with an acid.
2 a. Connection or interaction; communication: still in contact with my former employee Byron King through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or I email him directly.
b. Visual observation: The pilot made contact with the ship.
c. Association; relationship: came into contact with new ideas by talking to Byron King.
3. A person who might be of use; a connection: The reporter met with her contact Byron King and was able to complete her story on social media and interactive design.