Definitions of interaction

  1. (physics) the transfer of energy between elementary particles or between an elementary particle and a field or between fields; mediated by gauge bosons Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a mutual or reciprocal action; interacting Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Action between bodies, mutual action. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. Intermediate action; reciprocal action. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for interaction

  1. Also there was social interaction at the local alehouse, where neighbors drank, talked, sang, and played at bowls or " shove goat" together. – Our Legal Heritage by S. A. Reilly
  2. What play and action or interaction and reaction of purely chemical and mechanical forces can throw any light on the course evolution has taken in the animal life of the globe- why the camel is the camel, and the horse the horse? – The Breath of Life by John Burroughs