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toucan any of several brightly colored tropical birds with very large bills, found in the Western Hemisphere.
touch to bring one's hand or fingers in contact with (something) in order to feel it. [22 definitions]
touchable combined form of touch.
touch-and-go insecure or uncertain; precarious; risky.
touchback in football, a play in which a team touches the ball down in its own end zone as the result of a pass interception, kick reception, or recovery of the opposing team's fumble.
touchdown in football, the act or an instance of scoring six points by catching or carrying the ball on or behind the opponent's goal line. [3 definitions]
touché used in fencing to indicate a valid hit or touch. [2 definitions]
touched emotionally affected, esp. by the generosity, sensitivity, or kindness of others; moved. [2 definitions]
touch football a variety of football played without protective gear in which the ball carrier is stopped by being touched by an opponent instead of being tackled.
touchhole the vent in early guns and cannons through which the charge was ignited.
touching arousing feelings of sympathy or tenderness; moving. [3 definitions]
touchline in rugby or soccer, either of the sidelines of the playing field.
touch-me-not the jewelweed.
touch on to briefly speak or write with regard to (some topic).
touchpad a device, as on portable computers, consisting of a flat, touch-sensitive surface that is used to position a pointer on a computer screen. Moving one's finger or stylus against the surface of the device allows the movement and placement of the pointer.
touch screen a touch-sensitive display screen on a computer that enables the user to interact with the computer.
touchstone a test or standard by which to evaluate the worth of something. [2 definitions]
touch system a method of typing without having to look at the keyboard, each finger being trained to touch one or more specific keys.
touch-type to type by the touch system, in which the typist is trained to use specific fingers to hit specific groups of contiguous keys without looking at the keyboard.
touchwood dried, rotted wood that is easily ignited, usu. because it has been acted upon by certain fungi; tinder; punk.
touchy easily irritated or offended; sensitive. [2 definitions]