interaction interaction  /ˌɪn tə ˈræk ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a mutual or reciprocal action; interacting
  2. (n) (physics) the transfer of energy between elementary particles or between an elementary particle and a field or between fields; mediated by gauge bosons

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It's a three-way interaction, with TV affecting both children and their parents, and the parents' detachment further impairing their children.
  2. Early studies of oxytocin's role in social interaction have yielded some interesting results.
  3. Card left and for several minutes the President seemed distracted and somber, but then he resumed his interaction with the class.

News

  1. Breeland Speaks' play speaks for itself at Florida State's camp

    Speaks seemed pleased with today’s camp and his interaction with the coaching staff as well. "Coach Haggins is really a great coach," Speaks said. "He taught me a little muscle memory drill to help me with my left-hand stance because that’s something I’ve never felt great about.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. Meet Tim Bravo, the man responsible for Yasiel Puig's American assimilation

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- The initial interaction with Tim Bravo, by phone one evening, was short, yet fitting. He would simply hesitate, before saying softly, "I can't talk right now. I'm translating for Puig." He is referring to Yasiel Puig, the hot-hitting rookie for the Los Angeles Dodgers who's taken the baseball world by storm with the Las Cruces resident, Bravo, helping in his transition to the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Sentinel & Enterprise

  3. U.S. government commitment to nutrition applauded by InterAction and 1,000 Days Partnership

    WASHINGTON, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NGO alliance InterAction and the 1,000 Days Partnership applaud the U.S. government's commitment to devote more funding and attention over the next three years to nutrition-specific interventions.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121101/DC04603LOGO)"Investment in nutrition is a global priority and we are pleased the United States is ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Given the volatility in the region, as well as a stalemate in interaction among the concerned parties, such a launch is not conducive to efforts to promote dialogue, regional peace and stability," Ban said in a statement from Paris.
    on Apr 4, 2009 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: FOXNews

  2. "The CRM Excellence Awards honours the companies that have proven to be true CRM partners to their customers and clients. The companies selected have demonstrated to the editors of Customer Interaction Solutions that their products and services have...
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Nadji Tehrani Source: ITWeb

  3. "Today almost all the interaction is keyboard-mouse," Gates said. "Over years to come, the role of speech, vision, ink -- all of those -- will be huge."
    on Oct 31, 2005 By: Bill Gates Source: Newsday

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