Now Rare coercion; force
Origin of coactionMiddle English coaccioun ; from Medieval Latin coactio ; from Classical Latin coactare, to constrain, force, frequentative of cogere: see cogent
- cooperative action
- Ecol. any important interaction between two organisms, as in symbiosis or parasitism
Origin of coactionco- + action
- An impelling or restraining force; a compulsion.
- Joint action.
- Ecology Any of the reciprocal actions or effects, such as symbiosis, that can occur in a community.
Origin of coactionMiddle English coaccioun, from Latin coacti&omacron;, coacti&omacron;n-, a collecting, from coactus, past participle of c&omacron;gere, to collect, condense; see coagulum. Senses 2 and 3 : co– + action.
- actions and coactions of measured groupoids on von Neumann algebras
co- + action