1. law of reciprocal proportions (chemistry) law stating that the proportions in which two elements separately combine with a third element are also the proportions in which they combine together
  2. law of multiple proportions (chemistry) law stating that when two elements can combine to form more than one compound the amounts of one of them that combines with a fixed amount of the other will exhibit a simple multiple relation
  3. law of definite proportions (chemistry) law stating that every pure substance always contains the same elements combined in the same proportions by weight
  4. law of equivalent proportions (chemistry) law stating that the proportions in which two elements separately combine with a third element are also the proportions in which they combine together
  5. reciprocal pronoun a pronoun or pronominal phrase (as `each other') that expresses a mutual action or relationship between the individuals indicated in the plural subject
  6. law of constant proportion (chemistry) law stating that every pure substance always contains the same elements combined in the same proportions by weight
  7. reciprocal inhibition a method of behavior therapy based on the inhibition of one response by the occurrence of another response that is mutually incompatible with it; a relaxation response might be conditioned to a stimulus that previously evoked anxiety
  8. reciprocal cross hybridization involving a pair of crosses that reverse the sexes associated with each genotype
  9. universal proposition (logic) a proposition that asserts something of all members of a class
  10. well-proportioned of pleasing proportions
  11. case-fatality proportion the number of cases of a disease ending in death divided by the number of cases of the disease; usually expressed as a percentage or as the number of deaths per 1000 cases
  12. physiological property a property having to do with the functioning of the body
  13. through empirical observation in an empirical manner
  14. fixed-cycle operation an operation that is completed in a specified number of regularly timed execution cycles
  15. particular proposition (logic) a proposition that asserts something about some (but not all) members of a class
  16. physical property any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
  17. theatrical production the production of a drama on the stage
  18. reciprocation alternating back-and-forth movement
  19. chemical operations warfare using chemical agents to kill or injure or incapacitate the enemy
  20. logical operation an operation that follows the rules of symbolic logic

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