Definition of Reciprocations

1. Noun. (plural of reciprocation) ¹



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Definition of Reciprocations

1. reciprocation [n] - See also: reciprocation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reciprocations

reciprocal treanslocation
reciprocalities
reciprocality
reciprocally
reciprocalness
reciprocals
reciprocate
reciprocated
reciprocates
reciprocating
reciprocating engine
reciprocating engines
reciprocating rhythm
reciprocating saw
reciprocation
reciprocations (current term)
reciprocative
reciprocatively
reciprocator
reciprocators
reciprocatory
reciprocities
reciprocity
reciprocity law
reciprocity principle
reciprocornous
reciprocous
reciproque
recircle
recircled

Literary usage of Reciprocations

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1. The Village Picnic and Other Poems by Thomas Durfee (1872)
"reciprocations. The south wind woos the soft musk-rose And borrows fragrance from its wooing ; The ripple with the sea-shell sues, And hums more sweetly in ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... the surface arc performed by self-acting mechanism actuated by the reciprocations of the table itself, the table being driven from the belt pulleys. ..."

3. A Rudimentary Treatise on the Locomotive Engine in All Its Phases: Popularly by George Drysdale Dempsey (1866)
"The piston and slides make two reciprocations or changes of motion during one revolution of the driving wheels; and as these are 5 feet in diameter, ..."

4. The Principles and Practice and Explanation of the Machinery of Locomotive by Thomas Tredgold (1850)
"The piston and slides make two reciprocations or changes of motion during one revolution of the driving wheels, and as these are five feet in diameter, ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The steam or compressed air is distributed through the ports alternately to aie ends of the cylinder, by the reciprocations of a spool-valve working in л ..."

6. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas Hobbes (1839)
"And from hence it is that their motions are not only unequal and harsh, but also that their reciprocations come to be quickly extinguished. ..."

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