contact-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: be in or establish communication with

He says Campbell wasn't even contacted by the magazine for the opportunity to comment.
I have contacted the people that I believe can best help.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: Contacting
PropBank: contact.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: be in direct physical contact with

The wire must not contact the metal cover.
The auger contacted an electrical line which was about 25 feet above the ground.
The small-diameter rollers must bend sharply where they contact the races.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2