Coaction meaning

kō-ăkshən
An impelling or restraining force; a compulsion.
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Joint action.
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Any of the reciprocal actions or effects, such as symbiosis, that can occur in a community.
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Coercion; force.
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Cooperative action.
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Any important interaction between two organisms, as in symbiosis or parasitism.
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(obsolete) Force; compulsion, either in restraining or impelling.

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(mathematics)

Actions and coactions of measured groupoids on von Neumann algebras.

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Origin of coaction

  • Middle English coaccioun from Latin coāctiō coāctiōn- a collecting from coāctus past participle of cōgere to collect, condense coagulum Senses 2 and 3 co– action

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin coactio.

    From Wiktionary

  • co- +‎ action

    From Wiktionary