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Reciprocal Definition

(noun)

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

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(adjective)

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concerning each of two or more persons or things; especially given or done in return


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reciprocal aid

reciprocal trade

reciprocal privileges at other clubs

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(noun)

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(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

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(adjective)

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of or relating to the multiplicative inverse of a quantity or function


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the reciprocal ratio of a:b is b:a

(noun)

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something (a term or expression or concept) that has an inverse relation to something else


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risk is the reciprocal of safety