Definitions for "action"
Keywords:  gamble, wager, baseball, sir, bet
The event or connected series of events, either real or imaginary, forming the subject of a play, poem, or other composition; the unfolding of the drama of events.
Betting activity.
Used to describe the total bets placed in the pot by a player.
The mechanical contrivance by means of which the impulse of the player's finger is transmitted to the strings of a pianoforte or to the valve of an organ pipe.
The distance between the underside of the strings and the playing surface.
the height of the guitar strings above a fret or fretboard, usually measured from the top of a fret to the bottom of the string.
Keywords:  firearm, breech, pistols, shotgun, gun
Effective motion; also, mechanism; as, the breech action of a gun.
A group of moving parts used to cock, compress air (in some models), load, and fire an air gun.
The combination of the receiver or frame and breech bolt together with the other parts of the mechanism by which a firearm is loaded, fired and unloaded.
Gesticulation; the external deportment of the speaker, or the suiting of his attitude, voice, gestures, and countenance, to the subject, or to the feelings.
A suit or process, by which a demand is made of a right in a court of justice; in a broad sense, a judicial proceeding for the enforcement or protection of a right, the redress or prevention of a wrong, or the punishment of a public offense.
A legal suit to secure the enforcement of one's rights in a court of law. (Hogue, Arthur R. Origins of the Common Law, 255) For more information: English Common Law
Keywords:  widget, drama, narrative, poem, story
What's happening in a story to move it toward its dramatic conclusion. Dramatic action normally consists of action proper (fights, chases, gestures) and dialogue.
One of a set of occurrences that processes data, either sequentially or concurrently. See also event.
Series of HTML and JavaScript commands. An action takes place in response to an event that occurs. They are named by the function they perform (play sound, open browser window)
An option of the CICS write to operator command which specifies the action to be taken associated with the message (i.e. critical, eventual or immediate).
A menu selection resulting in a task or command being executed by the application.
An HP VUE construct used to provide a user interface for applications and other commands. You can create actions to start applications or execute commands. Actions are defined in a database of files located along the database search path.
An action defines how a helper application handles a file it has been associated with. A file may be viewed in the browser, saved to the local disk, launched with the associated application, or the user may supply an action.
One reason dynamic HTML (dHTML) is called dynamic is its ability to heighten the interactive experience. Because dHTML can utilize each action of the user (a mouseclick, a rollover, a keystroke), it provides a rich and transparent way to process this data. Before dHTML, form attributes would specify \"actions\" for a common gateway interface (CGI) program to process. One of the powerful abilities of dHTML is to pass JavaScript through a browser as a part of a form. For example, when a user checks a box within an HTML form, that click of the mouse can be the action that launches a new window to give or receive further data.
This terms refers to the action of the user (a mouseclick, mouseover etc.)
Keywords:  gait, horse, carriage, hana, hackneys
Price action refers to the movement of price and volume during a certain window...
Movement; as, the horse has a spirited action.
The price movement and volume of a stock or overall market.
All levels of League can take a variety of actions to support their programs: lobbying legislatures in support or opposition to legislation, monitoring programs, surveying the public, writing op ed pieces, etc.
Deposition of any question before the Legislature.
implementing League program positions or principles by making public statements, lobbying legislators, litigation, monitoring, and citizen education. A “call to action” is an alert that an important issue is at the point where action can be most effective.
Keywords:  battle, skirmish, ipc, comic, troops
An engagement between troops in war, whether on land or water; a battle; a fight; as, a general action, a partial action.
Doing something. Comic Book Title.
1. The mechanism by which something is operated, as that of a gun. 2. A military encounter, as a battle or skirmish. 3. Actual combat with enemy forces.
That which happens on stage to gain the audience's attention.
what happens and what the characters do in an animated film
Term used in baseball when no pitchers are specified. It means that you choose to have action on the game no matter who starts pitching. If there is a pitching change you will get an adjusted price.
Keywords:  aketon
A process or condition of acting or moving, as opposed to rest; the doing of something; exertion of power or force, as when one body acts on another; the effect of power exerted on one body by another; agency; activity; operation; as, the action of heat; a man of action.
For every action there is an opposite and equal reaction. Water pushes back equal to the energy exerted against it. With every movement, water's natural resistance provides a time-efficient workout while toning the muscle pairs equally. In water, the amount of resistance can be instantly adjusted by the individual's own exertion to be as challenging or light as desired. Couples can workout together-each at their own pace-and water fittness classes can accommodate a wide range of skills and fitntness levels.
A specific task the HAM will perform under certain associated conditions. Examples of actions include executing an external process, restarting a process that has died, sending a signal or pulse notification, etc.
A unit of work that is performed on a node. Examples include adding an aspect, copying a node or emailing notification.
A notification that your state has changed.
Keywords:  flex, rod, graphite, slow, cork
A term to describe the flex of a fly rod. This is determined by how dense the graphite composite in the rod is. A fast-action rod feels stiff except near the top where it flexes, a medium action will flex in the middle and a slow rod flexes all the way to the cork grip.
Where most of the initial flex in a rod blank takes place. Fast Action rods will flex mostly in the upper 1/3rd of their length. Moderate Action rods in the upper 1/2 of their length. Slow Action rods flex along their entire length. *See also "Progressive Action."
An executable behavior associated with a Hyperbole button. A specific class of actions which display entities are called links, such as a link to a file.
Code to be executed in order to perform a task. Actions in a rakefile are specified in a code block (usually delimited by do/ end pairs.
The specification of an executable statement that forms an abstraction of a computational procedure. An action typically results in a change in the state of the system, and can be realized by sending a message to an object or modifying a link or a value of an attribute. .
Action was a short-lived comedy series about a Hollywood producer named Peter Dragon, who is trying to recover from his last box-office failure. It aired on FOX during the 1999-2000 season. The series was critically praised for its irreverent, and sometimes hostile look at Hollywood culture.
Apply concepts learned in class to implement a recycling program.
This is an activity which management may decide to implement with the intention of mitigating a risk (reducing Probability and/ or Impact).
A behavior implemented by the DTrace framework that can be performed at probe firing time that either traces data or modifies system state external to DTrace. Actions include tracing data, stopping processes, and capturing stack traces, among others.
An Action is a transaction from your Web site that is reported by ConversionRuler. For example, a visitor completing a catalog request, sig ning up for a newsletter, or placing an order are all actions.
potential Electric signal propagated by nerve and muscle cells; an all-or-none depolarization of membrane polarity; has a threshold and refractory period and is conducted without decrement.
An act; a thing done; a deed; an enterprise. (pl.): Habitual deeds; hence, conduct; behavior; demeanor.
A share in the capital stock of a joint-stock company, or in the public funds; hence, in the plural, equivalent to stocks.
Keywords:  uroc, newton, motion, struck, webmaster
The motion of the pins when struck by the ball.
Dramatic motion in subjective space and time.
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EParents are liable for their children's actions.EFor every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.
Keywords:  overused, task, hat, arrow, kernel
overused term that refers to one of: the action pop-up menu (in the status bar of many windows, labeled with a gear and a down arrow); the desired task to be performed given a Protocol and other information in the Connect to Server window; or an Automator Action.
A task that is scheduled by a system administrator using Red Hat Network to be performed on one or more client systems. For example, an action can be scheduled to update the kernel packages on all the systems within a selected group.
A specific task to address a risk.
The Australian Capital Territory Internal Omnibus Network, more commonly known by the acronym ACTION, is a public transportation company in Canberra, Australia. It is owned and operated by the ACT government.
Keywords:  backspin, spin, impart, ball, slow
The spin of a ball when it strikes the putting green.
To impart backspin onto the ball.
Spin on the ball and the movement of the pins caused by that spin. A relatively slow ball with a lot of action can be much more effective than a very fast ball with little action.
The Federal domestic volunteer agency, established in 1971 to administer Volunteers in Service to America and the senior volunteer programs - Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions, Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. ACTION became part of the Corporation for National and Community Service in April 1994.
One of many integer constants used by QuickTime movie controller components in the MCDoAction function. Applications that include action filters may receive any of these actions.
The mechanism which allows wind into the pipes when needed and shuts it off otherwise. When the organist depresses a key at the console, only those pipes associated with that key and with the stops in use at the time may speak. The action includes the switching which transmits the motion of the key to the chest, as well as the mechanism inside the chest that actually opens the proper valves under the corresponding pipes.
The mechanical connection between keys and pipes. As with anything, some moving parts will wear out.
A part of a rule that is used in conjunction with conditions to automatically display dialog boxes, set values, query and submit data, and open forms.
Setting for a rule - monitor, block, or block without logging.
The refers to the suite of rules and policies associated with a state machine state. Typically an action is an object method. (See category on state machines.)
The attitude or position of the several parts of the body as expressive of the sentiment or passion depicted.
An action is an atomic computation that cannot be terminated externally, and changes the state of the model or returns a value.
Entity Model: definition of ACT (n) 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: act.
Keywords:  ube, qos, match, performed, filter
A component of a UBE filter; it specifies the action that is to be performed if a match occurs.
The operation performed on a connection once it matches a rule. A combination of Access Control, QoS and Connection Control.
Active Active Sensing
The core of a theatre piece; the sense of forward movement created by the sense of time and/or the physical and psychological motivations of characters.
Behavior associated with States or Transitions in State Diagram. These actions are invocations of Methods and appear on Sequence and Collaboration Diagrams.
The specific behavior the learner is to exhibit after training.
In physics, the action is an integral quantity that is used to determine the evolution of a physical system between two defined states using the calculus of variations. Several different definitions of the action are in common use in physics, as described below. The action is usually an integral over time, but may be integrated over spatial variables as well (for action pertaining to fields); in still other cases, the action is integrated along the path followed by the physical system.
(U.S.) A judgment by an accrediting organization regarding accreditation for new institutions and programs or review of accreditation for ongoing institutions and programs. Includes, for example, denial of accreditation, probation, and warning. (See also adverse action.)
an operation which can be performed on an object.
An activity performed by the TASE.2 server under some defined circumstances.
A user interface defined in a database of files that requests an application perform some operation.
Keywords:  scripaction, preferred, term, see
see ScripAction, the preferred term.
Keywords:  vague, discard, exciting, turn, play
You have 2 Actions on each of your turns. You can use an Action to draw a card or to play a card. You don't have to use all your Actions.
Action is a rather vague term referring to a couple of sections of play. One use of the term refers to it being your turn to act “the action is on you”. More commonly the term is used to describe exciting poker play where many chips are in play for a particular game.
An Action is a card which, when played, has a one-off effect and is then placed in the discard pile.
Keywords:  pursuit, goal, specific
Pursuit of a specific goal.
A term used to denote the extent of the arc of vibration of the balance, or pendulum.
An Action is a piece of work or activity that is part of a Project or Result. In other time management or project management systems, these are sometimes called Tasks or Assignments. An action may not be "doable" yet, as it might depend on other actions being completed first.
A written communication sent by the Examining Attorney from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, requesting a response from the applicant regarding some matter pertinent to a pending application for trademark registration.
is a behavioral element that changes world-state; that is, there is an effect caused by the action. Action has conditions that effect the possibility to perform the action in relationship world state and therefor indirectly in relationship to other actions. This establishes causal links between actions.
A structure, operating criteria, program, regulation, policy, or restoration activity that is intended to address a problem or resolve a conflict in the Bay-Delta system.
functional areas within cfengine, each providing a particular capability
Keywords:  character, round, think, say, emotional
(internal or emotional) - What you do to get what your character wants.
Any act a character can perform during a Phase (q.v.).
When your character does something, that’s an action. Every character can take two actions per round.
Keywords:  actor, cue, chance, anything, attempt
The actor's cue to perform
Anything you want your Actor to attempt during a Movie that has a chance of failure.
Keywords:  undergoes, move, dog, leader, director
A description of a step that a bill undergoes as it moves through the legislative process.
The way a dog moves.
The moving pictures we see on screen. Also, the direction given by a director indicating that filming begins.
Keywords:  helpdesk, status, send, job, email
A unit of work that is performed on a helpdesk job. ie. Change status, send an email. Applies to a job and is accessed through a job.
Keywords:  gastric, juice, muscles, heart, going
Any one of the active processes going on in an organism; the performance of a function; as, the action of the heart, the muscles, or the gastric juice.
An access control list (ACL) permission attribute.
The exercise or operation of an operative potency. The production of an effect.
The actions a customer completes on your web site. These are the critical actions you want to achieve from your campaigns, such as a customer completing a sale, requesting information, signing up for a mailing list, or downloading a brochure.
A personnel action, such as a hire, promotion, or termination.
Keywords:  setup, perl, handler, url, maps
An action is a configuration directive that maps a URL to a handler. You setup actions within a package in the action.perl file, and default actions are defined in the server.perl file.
Together, the actions represent the work programme for delivering an action plan. Each can be viewed as a discrete project, with a start and end date and with nominated organisation(s) for carrying them out. Actions are highly variable, for example they may relate to publicity, research, survey, management or policy.
"Action" is called during filming to indicate the start of the current take.
Keywords:  stake, wage, type
A stake or wage of any type
You will be required to press the X button faster than you are entirely comfortable with.
1. Acting with deliberate intent to make an improvement. 2. Doing what you said you were going to do.
The type of order for a trade. 1) For stocks, the action can be buy, sell, buy to cover, or sell short; 2) For option orders, the action can be buy, buy to cover, sell, sell short, buy to open, buy to close, sell covered call, sell to close, sell uncovered option, depending on the option trading level for which you are approved.
Any of a variety of terms used to describe the effect an herb or other substance has on or in the body that may be considered therapeutic.
Any step taken to resolve a problem.
Action taken by a visitor an a web page, like a visit, purchase, download or sign-up
potential occurs when a neuron is displaying a nerve impulse.
Directive to initiate a briefed attack sequence or maneuver.
The function of a controller. Specifically, what is done to regulate the final control element to effect control. Types of action include ON-OFF, proportional, integral and derivative.
Keywords:  dealt, handling, take, cards, first
When the first handling take place after the cards is dealt.
A computational or algorithmic procedure.
Keywords:  french, share
French for share.
Keywords:  history, problem
Problem History
The initiation of an alteration performed by a tool or function.
a management activity or policy choice.
Keywords:  screen, consists, process
An action consists of a screen and/or a process.
Refers to the activity resulting from a given a condition in a decision table.
Keywords:  claim, law, gives, right
A right of action; as, the law gives an action for every claim.