Definitions for "Act"
The result of public deliberation; the decision or determination of a legislative body, council, court of justice, etc.; a decree, edit, law, judgment, resolve, award; as, an act of Parliament, or of Congress.
A bill approved by both houses of the legislature and signed by the governor, or allowed to become law without signature, or passed by the legislature over the governor's veto.
A proposed law which has been passed finally by both Houses and becomes law -- whether by approval of the Governor, lack of action by the Governor in the time allowed by the Constitution, or by passage over the Governor's veto by two-thirds vote of the Members elected to both Houses.
A thesis maintained in public, in some English universities, by a candidate for a degree, or to show the proficiency of a student.
American College Testing Program is a standardized aptitude test, which tests English, Math, Natural Science and Social Science. It is very similar to achievement tests. It is required by many mid-western and western colleges, and can often be used in lieu of the SAT.
Aptitude/achievement tests taken by grade 11 and 12 students and required by some colleges for admittance. There is a cost to students who take the tests.
A performance of part of a play; one of the principal divisions of a play or dramatic work in which a certain definite part of the action is completed.
To perform, as an actor; to represent dramatically on the stage.
To assume the office or character of; to play; to personate; as, to act the hero.
The Clean Air Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq.). The Act requires EPA to regulate emissions from light-duty vehicles, light-duty trucks, motorcycles, and the engines used in heavy-duty vehicles and heavy-duty trucks. Violations of the Act can result in civil penalties of up to $25,000 per violation.
The Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1501 et seq.)
1990 Amendments to the Clean Air Act
To perform; to execute; to do.
Perform the actions necessary to achieve the goal. These may include control manipulations, utterances, etc.
the collected tricks and routines that you present at a single seating or performance.
AIDSCAP Coordination Team
Assertive Community Treatment. sometimes referred to as Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT), is a team-based approach to the provision of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services. ACT/PACT models of treatment are built around a self-contained multidisciplinary team that serves as the fixed point of responsibility for all patient care for a fixed group of patients. In this approach, normally used with clients with severe and persistent mental illness, the treatment team typically provides all patient services using a highly integrated approach to care.
Assertive Community Treatment. A form of treatment that encourages people to stay in the community rather than the hospital, and that tries to bring together different types of approaches, services, and professionals. For example, an ACT team might include a social worker who helps a person with housing, a doctor who gives the person medication, a substance abuse specialist who helps the person to stop drinking, and a vocational counselor who helps the person to find a job.
Keywords:  overseas, advance, cth, ttl, dividends
Advanced Composites Technology
The Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) for the time being in force together with the regulations of the Corporations Act.
Advance corporation tax. An installment of UK Corporation tax, required under UK tax rules. It represents a minimum tax on companies that earn most of their profits overseas.
To behave or conduct, as in morals, private duties, or public offices; to bear or deport one's self; as, we know not why he has acted so.
behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
Act were a short-lived synthpop group signed to ZTT Records in the late 1980s, and comprising Thomas Leer and ex-Propaganda vocalist Claudia Brücken. Besides electropop and disco the group were also influenced by psychedelic rock and musical theatre. Lyrically their songs tended to be concerned with decadence and the moral bankruptcy of the world as they saw it, as summed up in the title of their debut single "Snobbery & Decay" — the cover of which, featuring pictures of Quentin Crisp and Liberace, is pictured on the right.
Autoridad de Carreteras y Transportaci& x F n
The Secondhand Dealers and Pawnbrokers Act 2004
ACT, or Automated Confirmation of Transactions, is a Nasdaq Stock Market system for reporting and clearing trades. In contrast to QSR (Qualified Special Representative) clearing via NSCC, which requires multiple relationships between broker/dealers and clearing firms, ACT facilitates the simplifies the process of clearing by providing a single counterparty to interact with.
Keywords:  colloquium, col
Activity COL Colloquium
Australian Capital Territory
Australian Captial Territory
Australian Competition Tribunal
Atacama Cosmology Telescope. This is a proposed 6 meter telescope that will look at millimeter radiation from the early universe to map the formation of cosmic structure.
Adaptive Control of ThoughtÓ Ð A computational theory of thinking developed by John Anderson.
Your act is the persona you portray in a casino, what you do to make the people watching you think you are a gambler and a loser.
autologous chondrocyte transplantation (same as ACI)
Keywords:  ehelping, eit, brave, suicide, criminal
EHelping someone commit suicide is a criminal act.EIt is time to act if you are to save your company.EI have never seen such a brave act.
The acronym, ACT, allows an easy way to remember the stages of the hair cycle: Anagen, Catagen, Telogen
ACRONYM - Activate, Activation ( 099)
Keywords:  twgdam, codis, fbi, pursuant, deemed
the DNA Identification Act of 1994 (Act) was the vehicle whereby Congress authorized the creation of CODIS, and directed the FBI to establish the Board. The Act also directed that the guidelines issued by TWGDAM would be deemed to be national standards until the FBI issued its own standards pursuant to the Act.
Applied Computer Telephony. A computer-specific API that enables computers running the HP 3000 and HP 3000 operating system to connect to the DEFINITY® G3 through the CallVisor® ASAI Gateway. (See also Hewlett-Packard.)
That which is done or doing; the exercise of power, or the effect, of which power exerted is the cause; a performance; a deed.
To exert power; to produce an effect; as, the stomach acts upon food.
To exert one's power so as to bring about a result; to carry out a plan or purpose. See EXECUTE, IMPLEMENT, and PERFORM.
Keywords:  feign, counterfeit, simulate
To feign or counterfeit; to simulate.
act - malignant pleural mesothelioma.
Keywords:  adjourn
Animal Cell Technology
Active control technology
Arthrocare Coblation Technologies
Keywords:  fold, raise, turn, bet, check
To do something when it's your turn, one of: check, call, fold, open bet, and raise. See also action.
To check, call, fold, open bet, and raise when it's your turn.
When its your turn to act, you either check, call, fold, open bet, or raise.
A Windows-based Personal Information Manager from Symantec that allows users to create a contact or customer database and track details by customer or contact. When PassageWay(tm) Direct Connection and FastCall(tm) are also installed, and the customer subscribes to Caller ID, a FastCall(tm) macro can be set to pop an ACT! screen when a customer in the database calls.
Analysis Control Team: An intelligence cell which aids tactical combat brigades or battalions in managing assigned or attached intelligence assets and conducting analysis.
air combat training
Keywords:  biosecurity, means
means the Biosecurity Act 1993.
Keywords:  alumina, carbon
Activated alumina Activated carbon
Entity The conscious exercise of will by an officer of the records creator or by an external person aimed to create, maintain, modify or extinguish situations. There are two types of act: a mere act and a transaction. Alias: action.
Keywords:  checkpoint, therapy, cell
Activated Checkpoint Therapy
Active Cell Therapy
Administrative Computing and Telecomunications
you act when you want to deceive the other participants at the Texas Holdem table.
a manifestation of insincerity; "he put on quite an act for her benefit"
Keywords:  analogy, agree
agree analogy arise away
ACT is a type of case management service offered through Maine's Department of Behavioral and Developmental Services (BDS).
Absolute congestion threshold.
A formal solemn writing, expressing that something has been done.
something that people do or cause to happen
Keywords:  rsa, workers, compensation
The Workers' Compensation Act, RSA 2000
Allied Command Transformation
Keywords:  clot, reading, time, takes, blood
Activated Clotting Time
A reading of the amount of time it takes the blood to clot.
Keywords:  citizens, truth
Active Citizens for Truth
Keywords:  northwest, power, see
See Northwest Power Act.
Keywords:  alliance, trees, community
Alliance for Community Trees
Annual Change Traffic. The fraction of a software product's source instructions which undergoes change during a year, either through addition or modification. The ACT is the quantity used to determine the product size for software maintenance effort estimation.
Advisory Committee on Travellers
Keywords:  coastal, zone, management
Coastal Zone Management Act
Keywords:  dental, california, practice
The California Dental Practice Act
means the Charities Act 2005, unless specified otherwise.
have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected; "The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought"; "How does your idea work in practice?"; "This method doesn't work"; "The breaks of my new car act quickly"; "The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water"
Keywords:  matrix, screen
Active Matrix Screen
Additional Centre Tank
Additional Cost of Teaching
Association for Contract Textiles. An association of textile companies who design, manufacture and sell textiles for interior design.
Keywords:  custody, automatic, transfer
automatic custody transfer
Unless specified to the contrary, 'Act' or 'The Act' refers to the Companies Act 1985.
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Act.
An intentional tell intended to give false information about a hand.
Keywords:  cosmetic, food, drug, federal
"The Act", i.e., Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
Electricity Regulatory Commission Act, 1998
Area Commission on Transportation
Keywords:  entitlements, veterans
The Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986.
means the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000.
Public Service Act 1999
Keywords:  whatever, perfects, thing, kind, entity
Any entity of whatever kind and nature which perfects and determines a thing in its being.
To perform actions; to fulfill functions; to put forth energy; to move, as opposed to remaining at rest; to carry into effect a determination of the will.
(p) - means the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 as well as any and all changes to the Act made since its introduction.
be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure
A state of reality or real existence as opposed to a possibility or possible existence.
Keywords:  visitor, path, clicked, tracking, email
After-Click Tracking is the recording the activity path of a visitor to a site after they have clicked on an email link.
Keywords:  america, coming, together
America Coming Together
Agriculture and Commercial Trade Program
Keywords:  directory
Keywords:  automated, credit, transfer
Automated Credit Transfer
Keywords:  cars, train, average, per
average cars per train
The Higher Education Support Act 2003. For more information on the Act
Keywords:  move, animate
To move to action; to actuate; to animate.
Keywords:  days
Not acted upon within 4 days
The term Act refers to the Securities Act of 1933 unless specifically stated otherwise.
Keywords:  foods, production, organic
Keywords:  doing, point, process
Process of doing; action. In act, in the very doing; on the point of (doing).
Keywords:  origin
Activity: A2(A21) To give origin to an act
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