reciprocation

  • 1 Reciprocation — Re*cip ro*ca tion (r[ e]*s[i^]p r[ o]*k[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [L. reciprocatio: cf. F. r[ e]ciprocation.] 1. The act of reciprocating; interchange of acts; a mutual giving and returning; as, the reciprocation of kindness. [1913 Webster] 2. Alternate… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Reciprocation (motion) — See Reciprocal for mathematical terminology .Reciprocation is the action in which a body s displacement returns to its starting location in a given time repeatedly, the velocity over which the displacement occurs with each repetition not… …

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  • 3 Rotary reciprocation — The action in which a body s displacement returns to its starting location in a given time repeatedly in a Rotary axis but without traversing a full rotation, ie back and forth not round and round. The velocity over which the displacement occurs… …

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  • 4 Oscillating reciprocation — is an action where a body s displacement reciprocates in a given axis or defined displacement vector and oscillates along that axis usually perpendicular to the defined displacement. eg. the new Sabre Saw s on the market are reciprocating saw s… …

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  • 5 Reciprocation — may refer to* Reciprocation (motion), a type of oscillatory motion, as in the action of a reciprocating saw * Reciprocation (geometry), an operation in geometry related to circle inversion by which every point is transformed into a unique line… …

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  • 6 reciprocation — /ri sip reuh kay sheuhn/, n. 1. an act or instance of reciprocating. 2. a returning, usually for something given. 3. a mutual giving and receiving. 4. the state of being reciprocal or corresponding. [1520 30; < L reciprocation (s. of… …

    Universalium

  • 7 reciprocation — noun a) The act of reciprocating; interchange of acts; a mutual giving and returning; as, the reciprocation of kindness. ... the same pendulum alwayes maketh its reciprocations in equall times. b) Alternate recurrence or action; as, the… …

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  • 8 reciprocation — index exchange, interchange, mutuality, quid pro quo, reciprocity, reply, reprisal, retribution, revenge …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 réciprocation — (ré si pro ka sion) s. f. 1°   Action par laquelle on reçoit la pareille. •   La réciprocation d idées dont on parle ne se trouve point dans la pratique des thèmes, DUMARS. Oeuv. t. I, p. 128. 2°   Ancien terme de physique. Réciprocation du… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 10 reciprocation — (n.) 1520s, from L. reciprocationem (nom. reciprocatio) retrogression, alternation, ebb, noun of action from pp. stem of reciprocare move back and forth, from reciprocus (see RECIPROCAL (Cf. reciprocal)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 reciprocation — Reciprocation, ou Retour, Reciprocatio …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 12 reciprocation — reciprocate ► VERB ▪ respond to (a gesture, action, or emotion) with a corresponding one. DERIVATIVES reciprocation noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 reciprocation — noun Date: 1561 1. a. a mutual exchange b. a return in kind or of like value 2. an alternating motion • reciprocative adjective …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 reciprocation — In prosthodontics, the means by which one part of an appliance is made to counter the effect created by another part. [L. reciprocare, pp. reciprocatus, to move back and forth] * * * re·cip·ro·ca·tion (re sip″ro kaґshən) [L.… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 15 Reciprocation — Возвратно поступательное движение; Осевое смещение (цилиндров красочного аппарата) …

    Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • 16 reciprocation — Synonyms and related words: Lissajous figure, alternation, back and forth, balance, battledore and shuttlecock, boomerang, coequality, comeback, coming and going, communion, community, commutation, cooperation, corelation, correlation,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 reciprocation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. repayment, interchange, exchange, reciprocity, alternation. See oscillation, retaliation. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. return, trade, mutual exchange, quid pro quo; see exchange 2 . III (Roget s Thesaurus… …

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  • 18 reciprocation — re·cip·ro·ca·tion || rɪ‚sɪprÉ™ keɪʃn n. act of requiting, act of doing something in return …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 reciprocation — n. 1. Interchange, exchange, reciprocity. 2. Alternation …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 reciprocation — n 1. mutuality, interchange, exchange, trade off, return, give and take, Obs. counter change; correspondence, correlation, reciprocity, reciprocality, reciprocalness, Inf. backscratching, quid pro quo, tit for tat, Chiefly U.S. logrolling. 2.… …

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