[ in-ter-ak-shuh n ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈæk ʃən /
reciprocal action, effect, or influence.
- the direct effect that one kind of particle has on another, in particular, in inducing the emission or absorption of one particle by another.
- the mathematical expression that specifies the nature and strength of this effect.
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- interactive engineering,
- interactive fiction,
- interactive video
Origin of interaction
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/ (ˌɪntərˈækʃən) /
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