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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·cip·ro·cal·ly adv.
 1. In a reciprocal manner; so that each affects the other, and is equally affected by it; interchangeably; mutually.
    These two particles do reciprocally affect each other with the same force.   --Bentley.
 2. Math. In the manner of reciprocals.
 Reciprocally proportional Arith. & Alg., proportional, as two variable quantities, so that the one shall have a constant ratio to the reciprocal of the other.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: (often followed by `for') in exchange or in reciprocation;
             "gave up our seats on the plane and in return received
             several hundred dollars and seats on the next plane
             out"; "we get many benefits in return for our taxes"
             [syn: in return]
      2: in a mutual or shared manner; "the agreement was mutually
         satisfactory"; "the goals of the negotiators were not
         reciprocally exclusive" [syn: mutually]
      3: in an inverse or contrary manner; "inversely related";
         "wavelength and frequency are, of course, related
         reciprocally"- F.A.Geldard [syn: inversely]