noun Date: 1949 one that interacts

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • interactant — [in΄tərak′tənt] n. any of the elements involved in an interaction; specif., any of the substances involved in a chemical reaction …   English World dictionary

  • interactant — interact ► VERB ▪ act so as to have a reciprocal effect. DERIVATIVES interactant adjective & noun interaction noun …   English terms dictionary

  • interactant — /in teuhr ak teuhnt/, n. 1. a person or thing that interacts. 2. Chem. reactant (def. 2). [1945 50; INTERACT + ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • interactant — in·ter·ac·tant …   English syllables

  • interactant — ktənt noun ( s) Etymology: interact (II) + ant : one that interacts; specifically : one of two or more substances taking part in a chemical reaction : reactant * * * /in teuhr ak teuhnt/, n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cognitive valence theory — See also: Interpersonal communication Cognitive valence theory (CVT) is a theoretical framework that describes and explains the process of intimacy exchange within a dyad relationship. Peter A. Andersen, PhD created the cognitive valence theory… …   Wikipedia

  • Expectancy violations theory — sees communication as the exchange of information that is high in relational content and can be used to violate the expectations of another, who will perceive the exchange either positively or negatively depending on the liking between the two… …   Wikipedia

  • Uncertainty reduction theory — was introduced in 1975 in a paper entitled Some Exploration in Initial Interaction and Beyond: Toward a Developmental Theory of Interpersonal Communication . This theory, a collaborative effort of Charles R. Berger and Richard J. Calabrese, was… …   Wikipedia

  • reactant — /ree ak teuhnt/, n. 1. a person or thing that reacts. 2. Also called interactant. Chem. any substance that undergoes a chemical change in a given reaction. [1925 30; REACT + ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • Dialogic learning — is the result of egalitarian dialogue; in other words, the consequence of a dialogue in which different people provide arguments based on validity claims and not on power claims. The concept of dialogic learning is not a new one. It is frequently …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”