Re*cip`ro*ca"tion (?), n. [L. reciprocatio: cf. F. reciprocation.]
The act of reciprocating; interchange of acts; a mutual giving and returning; as, the reciprocation of kindness.
Alternate recurrence or action; as, the reciprocation of the sea in the flow and ebb of tides.
Sir T. Browne.
© Webster 1913.