coaction

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Latin coactio.

Noun[edit]

coaction

  1. (obsolete) force; compulsion, either in restraining or impelling
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Etymology 2[edit]

co- +‎ action

Noun[edit]

coaction (countable and uncountable, plural coactions)

  1. Collective or collaborative action.
    • 1997, Lauren B. Resnick, Discourse, Tools and Reasoning: Essays on Situated Cognition
      In the coaction condition, however, where the children did not have any opportunity to interact with one another, the mixed gender pairings produced a marked and statistically significant polarization of performance []
  2. (mathematics) This term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    actions and coactions of measured groupoids on von Neumann algebras