n. practice of cooperating; joint operation or action
This cooperation is achieved partly by cells communicating with each other through chemical signals.
Sentence in Classic:
If, as I imagine, there is no breach of the law in this matter, you can absolutely depend upon my discretion and my cooperation in keeping the facts out of the papers.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
In no instance, let us say, was this worthy gentleman accused of deriving personal advantage from the cooperation of his minions.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
The rich and dominating North, however, was not only weary of the race problem, but was investing largely in Southern enterprises, and welcomed any method of peaceful cooperation.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
Miss Ophelia, in a few days, thoroughly reformed every department of the house to a systematic pattern; but her labors in all departments that depended on the cooperation of servants were like those of Sisyphus or the Danaides.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
As I remember it now, the thing that was uppermost in my mind was the desire to say something that would cement the friendship of the races and bring about hearty cooperation between them.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context