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oral sex, reciprocal 69 , sixty-nine
material's capacity to conduct electricity; measured as the reciprocal of electrical resistance conductance
reciprocal relation between two or more things correlation , correlativity
relationship, reciprocal correlation , mutuality , reciprocity
unit of elastance equal to the reciprocal of a farad daraf
unit of measurement of the refractive power of a lens which is equal to the reciprocal of the focal length measured in meters; used by oculists diopter , dioptre
reciprocal of capacitance elastance , elastance unit , electrical elastance
reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money especially the currencies of different countries exchange , interchange
reciprocal group action getting even , paying back , return
mean of n numbers expressed as the reciprocal of the arithmetic mean of the reciprocals of the numbers harmonic mean
(cosmology) the ratio of the speed of recession of a galaxy (due to the expansion of the universe) to its distance from the observer; the reciprocal of the Hubble constant is the age of the universe Hubble's constant , Hubble constant
mutual or reciprocal action; interacting interaction
reciprocal relation between interdependent entities (objects or individuals or groups) interdependence , interdependency , mutuality
reciprocal action and reaction interplay
reciprocal reflection between two reflecting surfaces interreflection
mutual or reciprocal relation or relatedness interrelatedness , interrelation , interrelationship
unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm mho , reciprocal ohm , S , siemens
(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 multiplicative inverse , reciprocal
(from potential of Hydrogen) the logarithm of the reciprocal of hydrogen-ion concentration in gram atoms per liter; provides a measure on a scale from 0 to 14 of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution (where 7 is neutral and greater than 7 is more basic pH , pH scale
radius of the circle of curvature; the absolute value of the reciprocal of the curvature of a curve at a given point radius of curvature
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