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  Touch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Touching another person is a form of physical intimacy and plays an important role in human sexual behavior.
Touching is also integral in physical abuse (striking, pushing, pulling, pinching, kicking, strangling, etc.) and hand-to-hand fighting.In a sentence like "I never touched him/her" and "Don't you dare to touch him/her" the term touch may be meant as euphemism for either physical abuse or sexual touching.
Touch can be considered a basic sense in that nearly all life forms have a response to being touched, while only a subset have sight and hearing.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Touch   (357 words)

Touch is infrequent and usually consists of a slight tap on a woman's shoulder.
If seeing is believing, touching is knowing-- i.e., knowing "for sure." Touch cues are used worldwide to show emotion in settings of childcare, comforting, and courtship, and to establish personal rapport.
Adult female rats who receive frequent touch cues (e.g., licking, nuzzling, and grooming) as pups show heightened sensitivity to the hormone estrogen, and touch their own offspring more than do rats who were touched infrequently as pups.
members.aol.com /doder1/touch1.htm   (1436 words)

 Touch Poker
Touch Poker brings you a large screen and a poker game with a play-money bank.
Touch Poker has a wide range of exciting options, which you can adjust easily.
Touch Poker takes care of all the hard work for you.
www.touchpoker.com   (415 words)

 Manufacturer, distributor of matches, plastic cutlery, toothpick, drinking straw
TOUCH Industries inc. specializes in the production and distribution of consumer products dedicated to the retail and institutional food industries.
TOUCH Industries is a privately held company recognized as being a leader in it’s industry for its production and distribution of wood and plastic products such as toothpicks, matches, skewers, coffee stirrers, straws, disposable plastic cutlery, and a wide variety of gloves.
Les Industries Touch Inc. se spécialise dans la fabrication et la distribution de produits de consommation voués aux secteurs de l’alimentation et de la restauration.
www.industriestouch.com   (443 words)

Philip Jeck is to perform at the ICA [upstairs in the bar area] as part of the Cut & Splice festival.
Joachim Nordwall from Alvars Orkester will be DJing as Touch continues its series of events to celebrate 25 years.
Fennesz and Philip Jeck appear as part of the next Touch 25 event in Prague, The Czech Republic, on April 13th.
www.touchmusic.org.uk   (598 words)

 Touch New Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Touch NZ is gearing up for a busy season in 2006/07.
With the NTS scheduled to start it's second season in November, a full calendar of Junior events plus the 6th World Cup of Touch kicking off in South Africa in January 2007 there promises to be plenty of action.
Touch NZ National Coaching Development Manager Lester Fox has released the 2006/07 Coaching Calendar.This outlines dates, times and venues for all Coaching and associated tournament activity planned for the upcoming season.
www.touchnz.co.nz   (410 words)

 Touch screen monitors, touchscreens, kiosk touchmonitors, LCD and CRT touch monitors, touch computers — Elo ...
Elo has developed Acoustic Pulse Recognition (APR), a breakthrough touch technology that uses a completely new and unique way of sensing touches on a display.
APR technology provides a new set of benefits that have only been partially achieved by other touch technologies–the optics and durability of pure glass, activation with finger, pen, or credit card, excellent dragging properties, and resistance to contaminants.
May 10: Elo's new 1915L 19" LCD Desktop Touchmonitor is a cost-effective touch solution for the retail and hospitality markets, where sealing against dirt, dust and splashes is critical.
www.elotouch.com   (350 words)

 Amazon.com: Touch [SONY XCP CONTENT/COPY-PROTECTED CD]: Music: Amerie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Tucked in are Whitney Houston-esque pop pleasers and a collaboration with Carl Thomas, "Can We Go," that feels friendly and unforced; other songs hint at a Mary J. Blige influence that will serve Amerie well as she struts her way toward serious musician status.
The rest of "Touch," Amerie's first album since her 2002 debut, doesn't approach the greatness of that single, but a few other r&b-flavored cuts come close.
Amerie's sophomore album, "Touch", is a stellar accomplishment that capitalizes strongly on her music talent and her multi-faceted personality.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0007Y4TVK?v=glance   (2644 words)

 Neuroscience for Kids - Touch Experiments
Lightly touch the two ends of the paper clip to the back of the hand of your subject.
Touch the Von Frey hair to their skin until the hair bends.
The boxes and bags are used to isolate the sense of touch from sight and hearing.
faculty.washington.edu /chudler/chtouch.html   (2394 words)

 Touch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Touch is a high school baseball and love romance story.
There is also a Touch TV series episode guide with air dates and episode names available.
Then there was another Touch movie (made for TV movie) in 1998.
www.tcp.com /doi/adachi/touch   (76 words)

 Touch (1997)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
"Touch" is a strange book in that the sleaze bags are presented in a different light.
They're not the obvious con men, but they are people that are trying to take advantage of a situation that is perceived as a money producing scheme.
At times the movie feels flat and without a clear direction as where it wants to go; we don't care too much about Juvenal after he loses his 'touch' and he becomes a mere mortal.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0120357   (497 words)

 Five Senses - Lesson 4
When we touch something our skin tells us if that thing is strange or familiar, wet or dry, hot or cold, rough or smooth, hard or soft.
When someone or something touches you, you can feel that it is touching you, but you can feel that you touch it back.
If we touch something that is hot, it hurts us, and we immediately take our hand away.
www.sedl.org /scimath/pasopartners/senses/lesson4.html   (1595 words)

 Touch of Evil (1958)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Touch of Evil has, perhaps, the BEST cinematography and lighting in ANY film ever made.
Orson Welles tended to use wide shots for all of his films, and Touch of Evil's use of wide shots took filmmaking to another level, especially with the amazing opening shot.
But if you are a film student or just want to see great camera work, Touch of Evil will astonish you.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0052311   (437 words)

 Solo Touch :: Fact and Fantasy about Male and Female Masturbation (aka Masterbation)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Solo Touch is dedicated to the tasteful dissemination of educational information about human sexuality in general and masturbation in particular.
Please research your local laws to be sure that it is legal in your area for you to view textual discussions about sexuality and masturbation before you enter Solo.
By clicking the "Enter..." link below, you certify that you understand that Solo Touch contains writings about sexuality and masturbation, that you consider such topics neither offensive nor obscene and that it is legal for you to view such writings in your area.
www.solotouch.com   (191 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Touch: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The second album from the fierce, sexy, sweet Amerie, Touch, is fronted by the urban club anthem for 2005 "1 Thing" (featured in the movie Hitch).
Not being in touch with the RandB scene as I once was, Amerie only came to my notice upon seeing 'Hitch', which featured her massive single `1 Thing'.
The songs on the album (but not 1 thing and touch) are very similar to eachover, but in a bad way.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B0009A2234   (926 words)

 Mitsuru Adachi - Touch Fanlisting
Touch is a great Japanese comics/manga by Mitsuru Adachi (written from 1981 to 1986).
This fanlisting is only for Touch itself, no matter you love the comics, the animation (TV series, movies or OVA) or any characters of it, you are welcome to join.
And this fanlisting is not for commerical use, only for private interest and everything is free.
touch.ranmajen.net   (259 words)

 Derivative - The Art of Live Visuals
Touch Tools are Derivative's software products for designing and performing live visuals.
For the concert, runway or theater, projections from Touch opens up new possibilities for stage designers to compose, arrange and re-time visuals on-set.
Use Touch's logical building-block architecture as a powerful tool for learning computer graphics, user interfaces and math - without the math, and for visualizing data in 3D.
www.derivativeinc.com /home/home.asp   (601 words)

 Touch: Near Field Communication
Touch has moved to a new domain, please update your RSS feed too.
Touch is a research project at the Interaction Design department at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, looking at user-centred applications for Near Field Communication (NFC).
This is a paragraph of text that could go in the sidebar.
touchproject.blogspot.com   (52 words)

 Therapeutic Touch
Stephen Barrett, M.D. Therapeutic touch is a method in which the hands are used to "direct human energies to help or heal someone who is ill." Proponents claim that the patient's "energy field" can be detected and intentionally manipulated by the therapist.
Therapeutic Touch was conceived in the early 1970s by Dolores Krieger, Ph.D., R.N., a faculty member at New York University's Division of Nursing.
To obtain a reprint of this article, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to the National Therapeutic Touch Study Group, 711 W. 9th St., Loveland, CO 80537.
www.quackwatch.org /01QuackeryRelatedTopics/tt.html   (757 words)

 touch screens / touchscreens and touch screen touch monitors from 3M   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
touch screens / touchscreens and touch screen touch monitors from 3M
As a premier solutions provider to the world's best known device manufacturers and systems integrators, 3M products are supported by a world-class engineering organization and over 20 years of R&D and manufacturing expertise.
When you combine our production capabilities, quality standards, and global support, you've found a company you can count on almost anywhere in the world, today...and in the future.
www.3m.com /3mtouchsystems   (87 words)

 BBC Science & Nature - Human Body and Mind - Nervous System Layer
They react to light touch and are located in the skin of your palms, soles, lips, eyelids, external genitals and nipples.
It's because of the Meissner's corpuscles that these areas of your body are particularly sensitive.
Most of your touch receptors sit close to your skin's surface.
www.bbc.co.uk /science/humanbody/body/factfiles/touch/touch.shtml   (295 words)

 Touch & Turn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Touch and Turn (TandT) is a Swedish company based in Stockholm.
In connection with the establishment of the Cookbook Museum in Måltidens Hus (The Nordic House of Culinary Art) in Grythyttan, Sweden, the founders of TandT had the idea for an application that, with the help of a touch screen, would imitate the movement of a hand turning pages in digitised rare cookbooks.
In 2002, Touch and Turn delivered the new Library of Alexandria a specially developed system for handling and exhibiting digital collections of rare books and manuscripts.
www.touchandturn.com   (454 words)

 Touch Research Institute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Touch Research Institute is dedicated to studying the effects of touch therapy.
In these studies theTRIs have shown that touch therapy has many positive effects.
Copyright 1997 by the Touch Research Institute (TM).
www.miami.edu /touch-research   (68 words)

 PHP: touch - Manual
Note: the script to touch a file you don't own will change it's owner so ensure permissions are correct or you could lose access to it
Of course, PHP needs to have write access to the folder containing the file you want to touch, but that should be easy to arrange.
To spare you ppl couple of hours of valuable time, you can only TOUCH a file that you own!
us3.php.net /touch   (433 words)

 Amazon.com: Touch: Music: Sarah McLachlan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For Christmas I also got "Touch," "Surfacing" and "Afterglow." Whilst I regard the latter two to be the best, "Touch" is also a noteworthy debut and should not be dismissed as it is by some fans.
Released in 1989, Touch was a relatively obscure debut from the talented McLachlan.
I discovered her by buying "Touch" back in 1992, and I bought it on cassette because at the time I had no CD player.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000002VGJ?v=glance   (2254 words)

Chiropractors are impressed because bones spontaneously melt into their correct alignment with a light touch; physical therapists see Quantum-Touch as an advanced form of physical therapy that rapidly brings down inflammation.
Even more interesting was that she could now reach around her back (rotate the arm) enough to touch her bra (had not been able to do this simple task).
I saw her back in follow-up one month later for another problem, and her range of motion was the same, and again without pain.
www.quantumtouch.com   (2444 words)

Touch was conceived in 1981 and gave birth first in 1982 when the cassette magazine "Feature Mist" was released, and to acknowledge this 25th anniversary we are hosting a series of live and web-based events throughout the period.
Christian Fennesz has started curating a series of events at the Konzerthaus in Vienna as part of the 'generator' series of live performances held there each month.
In early December he performed with Philip Jeck and BJNilsen [aka Hazard] as part of the Touch night, during which Jon Wozencroft also showed his films.
bulletin.touchmusic.org.uk   (805 words)

 touch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It can contain month names, timezones, `am' and `pm', etc. -f Ignored; for compatibility with BSD versions of `touch'.
Any FILE that does not exist is created empty.
If changing both the access and modification times to the current time, `touch' can change the timestamps for files that the user running it does not own but has write permission for.
www.ss64.com /bash/touch.html   (266 words)

 Touch Football Australia: Touch Football Australia
Welcome to Sixty Seconds in Touch, my final edition in my time here at TFA, which I hope will be packed full of the usual information and news and provide plenty of entertainment for those having a read of the column this week…
Often considered to be the lesser-known cousin to the more high profile codes of League and Union, Touch took centre stage as a curtain raiser to the NRL match between Melbourne Storm and the Canberra Raiders on Sunday.
The Touch Football Australia Queensland branch and University Sport are working together to run the Northern University Games Touch Championships to be held at Quad Park Kawana from 3rd to 6th July 2006.
www.austouch.com.au   (475 words)

 UNIX man pages : touch ()   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For example, touch -r foo -B 5 bar will make the file bar 5 seconds older than file foo.
The full documentation for touch is maintained as a Texinfo manual.
If the info and touch programs are properly installed at your site, the command info touch should give you access to the complete manual.
unixhelp.ed.ac.uk /CGI/man-cgi?touch   (194 words)

 Troll Touch Touchscreens
Troll Touch touchscreen products are compatible with all major computer operating sytems.
Troll Touch features PSRT® analog resistive touchscreen technology.
This provides touchscreen resolution of up to 4096 points by 4096points and you can activate our screens with a finger, gloved hand, or pointer.
www.trolltouch.com   (60 words)

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