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(verb, adj.)


There are 3 meanings of the word Reciprocating.

Reciprocating - as a verb

Act, feel, or give mutually or in return

Example: "We always invite the neighbors and they never reciprocate!"

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Alternate the direction of motion of

Example: "The engine reciprocates the propeller"

Reciprocating - as an adjective

That moves backwards and forwards.

Example Sentences

"The reciprocating motion of the piston keeps the engine running smoothly."
"The reciprocating saw is commonly used for cutting through wood and metal."
"He installed a reciprocating pump to regulate the water flow."
"The reciprocating compressor is more efficient than other types of compressors."
"We were amazed by the reciprocating action of the butterfly's wings."
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Word Game Points

Is RECIPROCATING a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, reciprocating is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

RECIPROCATING has a SCRABBLE points total of 20.

Is RECIPROCATING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, reciprocating is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
RECIPROCATING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 25.

Is RECIPROCATING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, reciprocating is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
RECIPROCATING has a WORDFEUD points total of 24.

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