Definition of interactant in English:


Pronunciation /-tənt/

adjective & noun

See interact

‘The first section deals with what might be termed ‘traditional’ or ‘more general’ forms of chat, where the interactants are either physically (face-to-face) or acoustically copresent.’
  • ‘Internet is a network, linking interactants across space and time, not a ‘thing’ or set of computers communicating autonomously without human actors.’
  • ‘A third source of success is the professional knowledge and skill of the interactants which not only enable interaction to proceed but to do so toward professional goals.’
  • ‘Double mutants showing a growth defect were scored as candidate interactants.’
  • ‘Our goal is to reveal how traits in one species interact with traits in a second species to determine fitness for each interactant.’