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in·ter·ac·tion

 (ĭn′tər-ăk′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of interacting.
b. The state of undergoing interaction.

interaction

(ˌɪntərˈækʃən)
n
1. a mutual or reciprocal action or influence
2. (General Physics) physics the transfer of energy between elementary particles, between a particle and a field, or between fields. See strong interaction, electromagnetic interaction, fundamental interaction, gravitational interaction, weak interaction, electroweak interaction
ˌinterˈactional adj

in•ter•ac•tion

(ˌɪn tərˈæk ʃən)

n.
reciprocal action, effect, or influence.
[1825–35]
in`ter•ac′tion•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interaction - a mutual or reciprocal actioninteraction - a mutual or reciprocal action; interacting
action - something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"
interplay - reciprocal action and reaction
contact - close interaction; "they kept in daily contact"; "they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings"
interchange, reciprocation, give-and-take - mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)
2.interaction - (physics) the transfer of energy between elementary particles or between an elementary particle and a field or between fields; mediated by gauge bosons
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
physical phenomenon - a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
electromagnetic interaction - an interaction between charged elementary particles that is intermediate in strength between the strong and weak interactions; mediated by photons
gravitational interaction - a weak interaction between particles that results from their mass; mediated by gravitons
color force, strong force, strong interaction - (physics) the interaction that binds protons and neutrons together in the nuclei of atoms; mediated by gluons
weak force, weak interaction - (physics) an interaction between elementary particles involving neutrinos or antineutrinos that is responsible for certain kinds of radioactive decay; mediated by intermediate vector bosons
Translations
تَفاعُل
interakce
gensidig påvirkninginteraktion
kölcsönhatás
víxlverkun; gagnkvæm áhrif
interação
interakcia
etkileşim

interaction

[ˌɪntərˈækʃən] Ninteracción f, interrelación f

interaction

[ˌɪntərˈækʃən] n
(between people)interaction f
(between substances, chemicals)interaction f

interaction

ngegenseitige Einwirkung; (Phys) → Wechselwirkung f; (Psych, Sociol) → Interaktion f

interaction

[ˌɪntərˈækʃn] ninterazione f

interact

(intərˈӕkt) verb
(of two or more people, things etc) to act, or have some effect, on each other.
ˌinterˈaction (-ʃən) noun
ˌinterˈactive (-iv) adjective
allowing a continuous exchange of information between a computer and the person using it, so that the computer can respond immediately to the user's instructions or questions. an interactive system/program; interactive video games.

in·ter·ac·tion

n. interacción;
drug ______ de medicamentos.;
interacting medicationmedicación que obra recíprocamente.

interaction

n interacción f; drug — interacción medicamentosa (form), interacción de medicamentos
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The historian evidently decomposes Alexander's power into the components: Talleyrand, Chateaubriand, and the rest- but the sum of the components, that is, the interactions of Chateaubriand, Talleyrand, Madame de Stael, and the others, evidently does not equal the resultant, namely the phenomenon of millions of Frenchmen submitting to the Bourbons.
In describing a war or the subjugation of a people, a general historian looks for the cause of the event not in the power of one man, but in the interaction of many persons connected with the event.
Here is this vast, savage, hovering mother of ours, Nature, lying all around, with such beauty, and such affection for her children, as the leopard; and yet we are so early weaned from her breast to society, to that culture which is exclusively an interaction of man on man--a sort of breeding in and in, which produces at most a merely English nobility, a civilization destined to have a speedy limit.
We may wonder whether at the acme and summit of the human progress these anachronisms will be corrected by a finer intuition, a close interaction of the social machinery than that which now jolts us round and along; but such completeness is not to be prophesied, or even conceived as possible.
Metaphysicians have argued endlessly as to the interaction of mind and matter.
Pharmacist Mark Shinmoto, who discusses potential drug interactions with seniors as part of the Pacific Care/Secure Horizons health program, said he understands why patients are often confused about medications, and pharmacists try to offer information doctors don't or can't provide.
This paper uses the example of a Pacific Islander with a spinal cord injury to explore illness explanatory models and some of the cultural dimensions of clinical interactions.
It also includes new analytical capabilities allowing businesses to compare proactive versus reactive chat and voice interactions, using metrics such as acceptance, refusal, and end session actions.
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And serious interactions are often fairly predictable from what is already known about the pharmacology of the drugs and supplements.
Japan, to supply its VoIP solution to centralize recording of customer interactions in its multi-site environment.
NICE Systems (Nasdaq:NICE), the global provider of advanced solutions that enable organizations to extract Insight from Interactions(TM) to drive performance, today announced that leading contact center and business process outsourcer, RHL has selected NICE Perform, through channel partner Sinclair Voicenet, to expand its existing NICE environment with advanced interaction analytics capabilities, at its contact centers across the UK.

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