Definition of tactility in US English:



  • See tactile

    • ‘With full-size prototypes, mock-ups and models made with sample materials, tactility, texture, tone and technique are expressed.’
    • ‘The judges liked this new take on a traditional material and were seduced by the tactility, colour and robustness of the felt panels.’
    • ‘The blind boy's consciousness is evoked in images of heightened tactility and a diminished visual field, so that space in the film is not so much displayed as put together out of the sounds we hear and things we touch.’
    • ‘There is the occasional moment of mildly inappropriate tactility along the way, but other than that, my behaviour is impeccable.’
    • ‘Mitchell loved the tradition, the tactility, the glorious mess of it.’