Definition of Reciprocatory

1. Adjective. Given or done or owed to each other.

Exact synonyms: Reciprocative
Similar to: Mutual, Reciprocal
Derivative terms: Reciprocate, Reciprocate



2. Adjective. Moving alternately backward and forward.
Exact synonyms: Reciprocative
Similar to: Mutual, Reciprocal
Derivative terms: Reciprocate, Reciprocate, Reciprocate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reciprocatory

reciprocals
reciprocate
reciprocated
reciprocates
reciprocating
reciprocating engine
reciprocating engines
reciprocating rhythm
reciprocating saw
reciprocation
reciprocations
reciprocative
reciprocatively
reciprocator
reciprocators
reciprocatory (current term)
reciprocities
reciprocity
reciprocity law
reciprocity principle
reciprocornous
reciprocous
reciproque
recircle
recircled
recircles
recircling
recircuit
recircuited
recircuiting

Literary usage of Reciprocatory

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1. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"12. motion, and then passes through between the curved arm, cc, of the wheel, and escapes at the centre, 475 The reciprocatory hydraulic engine, ..."

2. Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880) Edinburgh and (1880)
"The reciprocatory hydraulic engine works exactly on the same principle as the ... Both the turbine and the reciprocatory engine have been made use of as ..."

3. The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Rev. with by Selim Hobart Peabody, Charles Francis Richardson (1898)
"The reciprocatory hydraulic engine works exactly on the same principle as the ... Both the turbine and the reciprocatory engine have been made use of as ..."

4. The Mechanics' Magazine (1853)
"The use in moulding or shaping metals of a reciprocatory traversing rammer, rotatory or non-rotatory, as described. 5. The system or mode of constructing ..."

5. Iron edited by Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey (1853)
"The use iu moulding or shaping metale of a reciprocatory traversing rammer, ... The mode of effecting the continuous reciprocatory traverse action of the ..."

6. Elementary Treatise on Steam and Locomotion: Based on the Principle of by John Sewell (1852)
"The amount of intellectual toil concentrated in a modern reciprocatory engine will therefore be obvious, as also that the principal inventions and ..."

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