HyperDic: interaction

English > 2 senses of the word interaction:
NOUNactinteractiona mutual or reciprocal action
phenomenoninteraction, fundamental interaction(physics) the transfer of energy between elementary particles or between an elementary particle and a field or between fields
interaction > pronunciation
Soundsih.nerae'kshahn; ih.nterae'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > interaction: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA mutual or reciprocal action; interacting.
NarrowercontactClose interaction
interchange, reciprocation, give-and-takemutual interaction
interplayreciprocal action and reaction
BroaderactionSomething done (usually as opposed to something said)
Spanishinteracción, interactuación
Catalaninteracció
Adjectivesinteractionalcapable of acting on or influencing each other
Verbsinteractact together or towards others or with others
English > interaction: 2 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
Meaning(physics) the transfer of energy between elementary particles or between an elementary particle and a field or between fields; mediated by gauge bosons.
Synonymfundamental interaction
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Narrowerelectromagnetic interactionAn interaction between charged elementary particles that is intermediate in strength between the strong and weak interactions
gravitational interactionA weak interaction between particles that results from their mass
strong interaction, strong force, color force(physics) the interaction that binds protons and neutrons together in the nuclei of atoms
weak interaction, weak force(physics) an interaction between elementary particles involving neutrinos or antineutrinos that is responsible for certain kinds of radioactive decay
Broaderphysical phenomenonA natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
Spanishinteracción fundamental, interacción
Catalanforces fonamentals, interacció fonamental

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