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touch (oneself)

euphemistic slang To masturbate. My ultra-religious aunt scared us silly when we went through puberty with all sorts of myths about what would happen if we touched ourselves.
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touch

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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(https://www.macrumors.com/2019/07/09/no-3d-touch-on-2019-iphones-again-rumored/) MacRumors reported that the departure of 3D Touch on newer iPhones has been hinted even by Apple itself.
MIPI Touch is ideal for new designs that use the versatile MIPI I3C sensor interface specification for touch applications.
They also explained about good touch and bad touch to the children which will help the children in their future."
Three days ago, Touch 'n Go published the initial version of its mobile wallet.
Aside from differentiating a good touch from a bad touch, we are reminded to teach children that the same touch can produce two different feelings, depending on whom they are coming from.
It was Northumbria University's and Driffield's first touch tournament.
When we touch something, the mechano-receptors perceive the touch and through a network of nerves, send signals to the brain.
Apple started prototyping touch bar for its macbook proWhere to buy 169900 almost two years back and the lack of advanced software and hardware delayed the implementation of the idea.
MIPI Alliance encourages manufacturers and OS providers to contribute to the MIPI Touch specification first draft, scheduled for completion in 2017.
3M touch products are commonly used for single- and multi-touch applications that include interactive digital signage, casino gaming, foodservice, hospitality, industrial, healthcare, retail point of sale and self- service.
Adarsh Nair, Business Development Manager for LFD Displays Middle East and Africa, NEC Display Solutions Europe, said, "Many industries are exploring ways to improve collaboration, looking to touch technology to improve group working and productivity.
"Touch is a fundamental human gesture that conveys understanding, connection, validation, as well as being cared for or caring for someone," she added.
Over the last decade the uptake of projected capacitive (p-cap) touch sensor technology has been phenomenal.
New York, NY, June 18, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Touch screens in mobile devices are the interface between users and devices that enable an easy interaction and visual experience.
Tiffany Field; TOUCH; The MIT Press (Nonfiction: Psychology) 19.95 ISBN: 9780262526593