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mutual US English

(Of a feeling or action) experienced or done by each of two or more parties toward the other or others

mutual US Thesaurus

our interest in boating is mutual

mutual aid US English

Support or assistance given and reciprocated (in later use especially as a social or political mechanism); particular reciprocal agreements in international affairs, civil administration, etc.

mutual fund US English

An investment program funded by shareholders that trades in diversified holdings and is professionally managed

mutual deterrence US English

The maintenance of peace between opposing sides by each having a sufficient strike capacity to deter the other from initiating armed conflict; also in extended use.

mutual exclusion US English

The relation between two processes whereby one has a part that cannot be executed while a certain part of the other is running, and vice versa.

mutual improvement US English

Attributive designating any of various societies or clubs formed with an educational aim, whose members met to exchange information, discuss learned papers, etc.

mutual inductance US English

A measure or coefficient of mutual induction, usually expressed in henries

mutual induction US English

The production of an electromotive force in a circuit by a change in the current in an adjacent circuit that is linked to the first by the flux lines of a magnetic field

mutual instruction US English

= mutual improvement.

mutual insurance US English

Insurance in which some or all of the profits are divided among the policyholders

mutual characteristic US English

A characteristic curve representing the variation of the anode current of a valve with its grid voltage at constant anode voltage.

mutual masturbation US English

The stimulation by two people of each other's genitals for sexual pleasure, especially manually.

mutual admiration society US English

A coterie of people who flatter one another and promote each other's reputations.

mutual assured destruction US English

Mutual deterrence between nuclear powers based on the possession by each of the capacity to destroy a substantial proportion of the population and industry of the other in response to an initial attack; abbreviated MAD.

money market mutual fund in money market fund US English

A mutual fund which invests in highly liquid short-term securities; more fully money market mutual fund.

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