|1.||[ noun ] (psychology) the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin|
|Synonyms:||feeling touch_sensation tactile_sensation touch|
"she likes the touch of silk on her skin" "the surface had a greasy feeling"
|Related terms:||perception cutaneous_sensation feel|
|2.||[ noun ] (physiology) the faculty of perceiving (via the skin) pressure or heat or pain|
|Synonyms:||skin_perceptiveness touch_perception tactility|