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The definition of reciprocal refers to something that goes both ways or to something that is done in return for a similar act. In grammar, a reciprocal is mutual action or a relationship between two nouns or pronouns. In math, a reciprocal is the number 1 divided by a given quantity.
An object launched to orbit Earth or another celestial body. Satellites are used for research, communications, weather information, and navigation. The first artificial Earth satellite was Sputnik 1, launched by the Soviet Union in October 1957; the first successful American satellite was launched in January 1958.
(Law) Evidence of a long-term debt, by which the bond issuer (the borrower) is obliged to pay interest when due, and repay the principal at maturity, as specified on the face of the bond certificate. The rights of the holder are specified in the bond indenture, which contains the legal terms and conditions under which the bond was issued. Bonds are available in two forms: registered bonds, and bearer bonds.
usually suggests alliance of a smaller or weaker party with a larger or stronger one as a branch or dependent several companies are affiliated with this corporation
applied to things, connection through inclusion in the same category allied sciences
, applied to persons, suggests connection through voluntary association
now usually applies to things and suggests connection because of a common source cognate languages
suggests blood relationship or, in extension, close connection because of similar nature, tastes, goals, etc. we are kindred souls
applied to things, close connection through common origin, interdependence, similar character, etc. related subjects
, applied to persons, implies close connection through consanguinity or, less often, through marriage we are related through our mothers
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