a mutual or reciprocal action; interacting
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
Hence: (Physics) The effect, such as exertion of a force, that one object exerts on another, especially the capture or emission of a particle.
Communication between people, or the actions of people that affect others.
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.
A conversation or exchange between people.
I enjoyed the interaction with a bunch of like-minded people.
mutual or reciprocal action or influence; as, the interaction of the heart and lungs on each other
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.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Interaction' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3933
Rank popularity for the word 'Interaction' in Nouns Frequency: #1284
The numerical value of Interaction in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Interaction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Every Interaction is an Opportunity
The favorable interaction will be broken.
The facts of that interaction are under investigation.
He hadn’t had any real positive human interaction. He was hot and hungry and covered in bugs.
There are many possible sources, biological or non-biological, such as interaction of water and rock.
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- interaccióCatalan, Valencian
- αλληλεπίδραση, διάδρασηGreek
- kanssakäyminen, vuorovaikutus, keskusteluFinnish
- imoibriú, idirghníomhúchán, caidreamh, idirghníomh, imghníomhú, idirghníomhú, idirfheidhm, idirghníomhaíochtIrish
- 相互作用, インタラクションJapanese
- о́пштење, заемоде́јствоMacedonian
- interaksi, saling tindakMalay
- interactie, wisselwerkingDutch
- samhandling, interaksjon, vekselvirkningNorwegian
- interacțiune, interacționareRomanian
- взаимоде́йствие, обще́ниеRussian
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