Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Reciprocation (Page: 1198)

Re*cip`ro*ca"tion (?), n. [L. reciprocatio: cf. F. reciprocation.]

1. The act of reciprocating; interchange of acts; a mutual giving and returning; as, the reciprocation of kindness.

2. Alternate recurrence or action; as, the reciprocation of the sea in the flow and ebb of tides. Sir T. Browne.