
That
which
is
reciprocal
to
another
thing.

The
quotient
arising
from
dividing
unity
by
any
quantity;
thus,
is
the
reciprocal
of
4;
1(
a +
b)
is
the
reciprocal
of
a +
b.
The
reciprocal
of
a
fraction
is
the
fraction
inverted,
or
the
denominator
divided
by
the
numerator.

That
which
is
given
or
done
by
each
to
the
other;
the
quotient
obtained
by
dividing
unity
by
a
number.

That
which
is
reciprocal: (
math.)
unity
divided
by
any
quantity.

That
which
is
reciprocal;
the
quotient
that
arises
from
dividing
unity
by
a
given
number.
Reciprocal
ratio,
the
ratio
between
reciprocals
of
two
quantities.
Reciprocal
terms,
terms
that
have
the
same
signification,
and
are
mutually
convertible.

In
arith.,
the
quotient
resulting
from
the
division
of
unity
by
any
given
number.

hybridization
involving
a
pair
of
crosses
that
reverse
the
sexes
associated
with
each
genotype

(
mathematics)
one
of
a
pair
of
numbers
whose
product
is
1:
the
reciprocal
of
2/
3
is
3/
2;
the
multiplicative
inverse
of
7
is
1/
7

something (
a
term
or
expression
or
concept)
that
has
a
reciprocal
relation
to
something
else; "
risk
is
the
reciprocal
of
safety"

of
or
relating
to
the
multiplicative
inverse
of
a
quantity
or
function; "
the
reciprocal
ratio
of
a:
b
is
b:
a"

concerning
each
of
two
or
more
persons
or
things;
especially
given
or
done
in
return; "
reciprocal
aid"; "
reciprocal
trade"; "
mutual
respect"; "
reciprocal
privileges
at
other
clubs"

of
words
or
propositions
so
related
that
each
is
the
negation
of
the
other; "`
male'
and `
female'
are
complementary
terms"

Recurring
in
vicissitude;
alternate.

Done
by
each
to
the
other;
interchanging
or
interchanged;
given
and
received;
due
from
each
to
each;
mutual;
as,
reciprocal
love;
reciprocal
duties.

Mutually
interchangeable.

Used
to
denote
different
kinds
of
mutual
relation;
often
with
reference
to
the
substitution
of
reciprocals
for
given
quantities.
See
the
Phrases
below.

Reflexive; 
applied
to
pronouns
and
verbs,
but
sometimes
limited
to
such
pronouns
as
express
mutual
action.

Mutual;
done,
given,
or
offered
by
each
to
the
other;
as,
reciprocal
benefits;
offered
in
return
for
something
done
or
given;
as,
reciprocal
conditions;
in
grammar,
showing
action
upon,
or
relation
of,
each
to
the
other;
as,
reciprocal
pronouns (
each
other,
one
another).

Acting
in
return:
mutual:
given
and
received.

Mutual;
given
and
received.

Mutual;
alternating.

Alternate;
mutual;
reflexive.

Alternate;
mutually
interchangeable.
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