coaction

noun co·ac·tion \ ˌkō-ˈak-shən \
variants: or co-action

Definition of coaction

plural coactions or co-actions
:joint or concurrent action
  • To be sure, in a prophetic paper the British mathematician Yule (1902: 234-235) had suggested that continuous variation might be due to the coaction of multiple factors.
  • —Ernst Mayer

First Known Use of coaction

1625


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