Definition of Retroaction

1. n. Action returned, or action backward.



Definition of Retroaction

1. Noun. Any action that has an influence due to a past event ¹

2. Noun. An opposing action; a reaction ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Retroaction

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retroaction

retrimming
retrims
retro
retro-
retro-colonial
retro-fitted
retro-futurism
retro-ocular
retro-orbital
retro-orbitally
retro future
retro running
retroact
retroacted
retroacting
retroaction (current term)
retroactions
retroactive
retroactive inhibition
retroactive law
retroactively
retroactiveness
retroactivities
retroactivity
retroacts
retroaddition
retroadditions
retroadductor space
retroauricular
retroauricular lymph nodes

Literary usage of Retroaction

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1. American Men of Science: A Biographical Directory by Jaques Cattell, Jaques Cattell Press (1921)
"Ass. Educational psychology; transfer of training and retroaction; methods of studying. Webb, Walter Loring, 31 Runnymede Ave, Lans- downe, Pa. ..."

2. Delsarte System of Oratory: Including the Complete Works of M. L'abbe by Delaumosne, Angélique Arnaud, François Delsarte (1887)
"Priority, retroaction, the opposition of agents, unity, stability and rhythm. The Priority of Gesture to Speech. Gesture must always precede speech. ..."

3. Pittsburgh Reports by Boyd Crumrine (1872)
"... and control devises and descents, and limit the effect and operation of last wills by general laws that are not chargeable with the vice of retroaction. ..."

4. Policyholders Digest of American Life Insurance (1917)
"... time a still more general extension of the principles of retroaction, but it will not be until middle of 1917 that a definite announcement can be made. ..."

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