Origin of reciprocate
OTHER WORDS FROM reciprocatere·cip·ro·ca·tive, re·cip·ro·ca·to·ry [ri-sip-ruh-kuh-tawr-ee], /rɪˈsɪp rə kəˌtɔr i/, adjectivere·cip·ro·ca·tor, nounnon·re·cip·ro·cat·ing, adjectiveun·re·cip·ro·cat·ing, adjective
How to use reciprocate in a sentence
And the steam engine that powered the reciprocating motion of the sphere was located in a separate room from the patient.'Hysteria' and the Long, Strange History of the Vibrator|Marlow Stern|April 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Americans, beyond the small group of specialist Sinologists, should consider the value of reciprocating.
We went out of London for week-ends and dined out, and began discussing our projects for reciprocating these hospitalities.The New Machiavelli|Herbert George Wells
The remainder of the auxiliary pumps were placed in the reciprocating and turbine engine rooms.Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic'|British Government
Sainte Croix, not reciprocating her desire, administered an antidote, and thus saved the poor Marquis's life.
The first steam engine that was really efficient was the reciprocating engine produced by Watt.
The steam turbine was an improvement over the reciprocating steam engine for many classes of work, great and small.