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Having a reciprocal relationship in that the existence of one relationship normally implies the existence of the other.

Mother and child, and duty and claim, are correlative terms.

In the law governing gas and oil transactions, a correlative right is the opportunity of each owner of land making up part of a common source of supply of oil and gas to produce an equitable share of such products.

In the law governing Water Rights, the correlative rights doctrine gives the individual owners of land overlying a strata of percolating waters limited rights to use the water reasonably when there is not enough water to meet the needs of everyone in the area.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

CORRELATIVE. This term is used to designate those things, one of which cannot exist without another; for example, father and child; mountain and valley, &c. Law, obligation, right, and duty, are therefore correlative to each other.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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(129) See WEINRIB, CORRECTIVE JUSTICE, supra note 125, at 9; Weinrib, Correlativity, supra note 125, at 111.
Group AX uses the data of all the related sections for prediction, without considering the spatial-temporal correlativity of the sections.
The Correlativity between Site Condition and Properties of Alnus formosana Introduced by Sichuan, Master Thesis, Sichuan Agricultural University, 43-50.
(107) Since they were not rights, their actuality failed to refute Hohfeld's correlativity axiom, stated above.
There had been a very close reciprocal correlativity especially between Tajikistan and Afghanistan and both encouraged exchange of students academics littACopyrightrateurs and artists media persons and cultural delegates (Warikoo: 141).
First, the evolution of communities in stock networks is different from other networks, such as social networks in the literature [15] and, second, correlativity exists between the characters of dynamic community structure and the fluctuation of the stock market.
According to the information theory [33] that the correlativity would increase if the time distance decreases.
The correlativity between sUA and [beta]-cell function was analyzed by Pearson's correlation.
Doppler centroid represents correlativity only to motion parameters and irrelevance to location of targets in the traditional case where monostatic SAR moves with invariant velocity along a straight line or the case where transmitter and receiver move with equal velocities along parallel trajectories in traditional airborne bistatic SAR system.
Then, calculate the ratios of their energy to original signal and get the correlativity between reconstructed node signals and the original signal.
This section reflects a corrective justice understanding of tort law, in particular, the correlativity requirement.