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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intact  \In*tact"\,  a.  [L.  intactus  pref.  in-  not  +  tactus,  p. 
  p.  of  tangere  to  touch:  cf  F.  intact.  See  {In-}  not  and 
  {Tact},  {Tangent}.] 
  Untouched,  especially  by  anything  that  harms,  defiles,  or  the 
  like  uninjured;  undefiled;  left  complete  or  entire. 
  --Buckle. 
 
  When  all  external  differences  have  passed  away  one 
  element  remains  intact,  unchanged,  --  the  everlasting 
  basis  of  our  common  nature,  the  human  soul.  --F.  W. 
  Robertson 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  intact 
  adj  1:  constituting  the  undiminished  entirety;  lacking  nothing 
  essential  especially  not  damaged;  "a  local  motion 
  keepeth  bodies  integral"-  Bacon;  "was  able  to  keep  the 
  collection  entire  during  his  lifetime";  "fought  to 
  keep  the  union  intact"  [syn:  {integral},  {entire}] 
  2:  not  impaired  or  diminished  in  any  way  "emerged  from  the 
  trial  with  his  prestige  intact";  "the  blast  left  his 
  hearint  intact" 
  3:  (of  a  woman)  having  the  hymen  unbroken;  "she  was  intact, 
  virginal"  [syn:  {inviolate}] 
  4:  (used  of  domestic  animals)  sexually  competent;  "an  entire 
  horse"  [syn:  {entire}] 
  5:  undamaged  in  any  way  whole;  "the  vase  remained  intact 
  despite  rough  handling" 




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