INteraction

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Interaction \In'ter*ac"tion\, noun

1. Intermediate action.

2. Mutual or reciprocal action or influence; as, the interaction of the heart and lungs on each other.

3. Hence: (Physics) The effect, such as exertion of a force, that one object exerts on another, especially the capture or emission of a particle. [PJC]

4. Communication between people, or the actions of people that affect others. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

interaction

noun

1: a mutual or reciprocal action; interacting

2: (physics) the transfer of energy between elementary particles or between an elementary particle and a field or between fields; mediated by gauge bosons [syn: {interaction}, {fundamental interaction}]


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