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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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Session 14 describes and interprets statistical main effects and statistical interactions for two-factor ANOVA.
Statistical interactions do not equal biological interactions.
The researchers conducted a simulation study by generating a broad range of possible statistical interactions among common environmental exposures and common genetic risk markers related to each of the three diseases.
Frequently, one independent variable changes the effect of another independent variable on the dependent variable, which is referred to as an interaction, and these statistical interactions often are portrayed with graphs.
Anyone who has ever tried to explain statistical interactions to students knows that human minds seem poorly suited to this kind of understanding.

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