What does Interaction mean?

Definitions for Interactionˌɪn tərˈæk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. interaction(noun)

    a mutual or reciprocal action; interacting

  2. interaction, fundamental interaction(noun)

    (physics) the transfer of energy between elementary particles or between an elementary particle and a field or between fields; mediated by gauge bosons


  1. Interaction(n.)

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

  2. Interaction(n.)

    Communication between people, or the actions of people that affect others.


  1. interaction(Noun)

    The situation or occurrence in which two or more objects or events act upon one another to produce a new effect; the effect resulting from such a situation or occurrence.

    Be aware of interactions between different medications.

  2. interaction(Noun)

    A conversation or exchange between people.

    I enjoyed the interaction with a bunch of like-minded people.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interaction(noun)

    intermediate action

  2. Interaction(noun)

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


  1. Interaction

    Interaction is a kind of action that occurs as two or more objects have an effect upon one another. The idea of a two-way effect is essential in the concept of interaction, as opposed to a one-way causal effect. A closely related term is interconnectivity, which deals with the interactions of interactions within systems: combinations of many simple interactions can lead to surprising emergent phenomena. Interaction has different tailored meanings in various sciences. Changes can also involve interaction. Casual examples of interaction outside of science include: ⁕Communication of any sort, for example two or more people talking to each other, or communication among groups, organizations, nations or states: trade, migration, foreign relations, transportation, ⁕The feedback during the operation of machines such as a computer or tool, for example the interaction between a driver and the position of his or her car on the road: by steering the driver influences this position, by observation this information returns to the driver.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Interaction' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3933

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Interaction' in Nouns Frequency: #1284


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Interaction in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Interaction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vijay Samuel Benjamin:

    Every Interaction is an Opportunity

  2. Sushil Atreya:

    There are many possible sources, biological or non-biological, such as interaction of water and rock.

  3. Kabbalah:

    Rhythm is the basis of life, not steady forward progress. The forces of creation, destruction, and preservation have a whirling, dynamic interaction.

  4. Patrick Williams:

    'Featured zombie' is the term they use for the zombies that have all the prosthetics and the camera is right up on them, and they usually have some interaction with the cast or they're gnawing on somebody.

  5. Amiya Powell:

    It's interesting how everyone you come in contact with leaves a residue on you. The interaction stays with you forever, becomes a part of you, and changes you whether you like it or not. The Rabbit Hole

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