What does the word contact mean?

Usage examples for contact

  1. Memories, touched by imagination, had come to naught in contact with reality. – Confessions of Boyhood by John Albee
  2. It was not until the commanding personality of Bonaparte came into contact with it that real progress was made. – A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1. by Carlton J. H. Hayes
  3. I'm a contact case as much as anybody else! – The Luckiest Girl in the School by Angela Brazil