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1. n. a likely target for begging; someone who is asked for a loan. (see also soft touch.) He was just the kind of touch we were looking for, not too bright and not too poor.
2. n. a request for money (from a beggar); a request for a loan. I ignored the touch and walked on by.
3. tv. to ask someone for a loan. He touched me for a hundred bucks.
4. n. a small portion of something to eat or drink. (Folksy.) I’ll have just a touch. I’m on a diet, you know.
5. tv. to deal with or handle someone or something. (Usually in the negative.) Mr. Wilson is a real pain, and I wouldn’t touch his account. Find somebody else to handle it.

touch

base/bases Informal
To renew a line of communication: "He went out of his way to touch base with a broad cross section of ... residents" (George B. Merry).
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Shape Set & Mist can be used for blow-dry styling, air drying and heat styling to provide lasting, touchable results.
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One virtue of fractal architecture, as Benoit Mandelbrot pointed out, was its superiority to Modernism in providing scaling devices at many levels--from a great distance right up to the touchable detail.
It's more about mimicking natural curls than creating artificial ones and creating the style of Madonna, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Lopez and Sarah Jessica Parker - more relaxed, fallen out curls that look sexy and touchable and like you've only spent a few minutes doing them.
You'll be left feeling irresistibly touchable and kissable and ready to hit the shops.
At the very least, Etkin lacks a similarly strong feeling for materials; in fact, one of the most astonishing aspects of her work is the degree to which she is able to wrest the seductive qualities from such touchable or sleek materials as glass, steel, and velvet.
From Allosaurus to Stegosaurus, seven touchable dinosaurs up to 15 feet tall welcome you to Dinosaur Days, from March 1 through June 1.
Visitors enter the exhibit through a Civil War Sally Port to a touchable model of the island and can then explore four eras of the island's history: "Preserving the Rock," "Strength: The Native American Occupation," "Life on the Inside," and "Military History.
The touchable holographic display technology allows users to directly interact and feel the holographic images in 2D and 3D.
These uncertainties, he believes, will gradually fade away to revive the industry in 2013, partly thanks to Windows 8 that makes screens of computers and laptops touchable.
track teams is set, it's a dream that's starting to feel touchable for some.
The exhibition features large-scale photographs, a three-dimensional aluminum cast of an ant nest, and touchable oversized ant models.