an unincorporated association formed so that its members can participate in reciprocal insurance.
noun 1. insurance in which members of a reciprocal exchange, acting through an attorney-in-fact, insure themselves and each other.
noun, Psychiatry. 1. the theory that the pairing of an anxiety-provoking stimulus with anxiety-reducing reactions will weaken the association between the stimulus and the anxiety.
noun, Surveying. 1. leveling between two widely separated points in which observations are made in both directions to eliminate the effects of atmospheric refraction and the curvature of the earth.
[ri-sip-ruh-kuh l] /rɪˈsɪp rə kəl/ adjective 1. given or felt by each toward the other; mutual: reciprocal respect. 2. given, performed, felt, etc., in return: reciprocal aid. 3. corresponding; matching; complementary; equivalent: reciprocal privileges at other health clubs. 4. Grammar. (of a pronoun or verb) expressing mutual relationship or action: “Each other” and “one another” […]