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English noun: interaction

1. interaction (act) a mutual or reciprocal action; interacting

Broader (hypernym)action

Narrower (hyponym)contact, give-and-take, interchange, interplay, reciprocation

2. interaction (phenomenon) (physics) the transfer of energy between elementary particles or between an elementary particle and a field or between fields; mediated by gauge bosons

Synonymsfundamental interaction

Broader (hypernym)physical phenomenon

Narrower (hyponym)color force, electromagnetic interaction, gravitational interaction, strong force, strong interaction, weak force, weak interaction

Domain categorynatural philosophy, physics

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