to act one upon another: A person's microbiome and immune system may interact in ways that promote inflammation.
to communicate, work, or participate in an activity with someone or something: a boss who seldom interacts with employees; a user interacting with a computer program.
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How to use interact in a sentence
By stretching fabric, it interacts with the skin to simulate touching or feeling something.This artificial skin feels ‘ghosts’ — things you wish were there | Stephen Ornes | November 20, 2020 | Science News For Students
Schroepfer said that the aim of the system is to try to limit what Facebook calls “prevalence”—a metric which translates roughly into how many users might be able to see or interact with a given piece of content.Facebook’s A.I. is getting better at finding malicious content—but it won’t solve the company’s problems | Jeremy Kahn | November 19, 2020 | Fortune
It ballooned as he and his colleagues started to consider the myriad ways that human health interacted with the tropical peatlands.Conserving tropical peatlands could be key to preventing the next pandemic | Kat Eschner | November 17, 2020 | Popular-Science
It is totally crowded and each of these excited atoms or molecules interacts with its surroundings.
While you can’t interact with Ramsay or Williams, you can chat with fellow classmates.As edtech crowds up, Campuswire bets big on real-time learning | Natasha Mascarenhas | November 11, 2020 | TechCrunch
At the time he was a year older than she, and the two barely interacted for the next six years.
Those who have interacted with him describe him as brusque, eccentric, clenched.
Neither had even heard of Olson, Norris or Stewart, let alone interacted with them.
The more the wine interacted with air, the wilder and more unbridled it turned.Brunello’s King Lear: Gianfranco Soldera Reflects on the Attack on His Wine | Alice Feiring | December 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
These monomers gradually combined and interacted with the environment at various points—shorelines, etc.—forming a “soup.”Alfonso Cuaron Explains the Darwinian Ending of ‘Gravity’ | Marlow Stern | October 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
He and his times had interacted one upon the other to a remarkably even degree.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte | William Milligan Sloane
Since mind and body interacted, each must be as real as the other and, as it were, on the same plane of being.Some Turns of Thought in Modern Philosophy | George Santayana
Neither attitude can be conceived as primary or dominant; they have interacted throughout the history of mankind.The Farmer and His Community | Dwight Sanderson
Does not a form Deorwenta occur (though Mr. Walker has missed it) to show that the two names interacted?Roman Britain in 1914 | F. Haverfield
Furthermore, ethical and economic influences interacted with subtle and powerful force.Slavery in Pennsylvania | Edward Raymond Turner
British Dictionary definitions for interact
(intr) to act on or in close relation with each other
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