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Definitions of ACTION
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
By Oddity Software
The state of being in motion, as opposed to that of being at rest; the doing of something; the effect of one body or substance upon another; only when singular; something done; conduct; behavior: only when plural; a suit begun by one party against another in a court of law; effective motion, as of machinery; a military or naval engagement.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
The state of acting or being active; operation; a deed; conduct; behaviour; gesture in speaking; an engagement between troops of war. A suit or process in the form of claim. The normal or abnormal performance of the function of an organ. The series of events in a piece, called also the subject or fable. The attitude or position of the several parts of the body in a work of art, as expressive of passion. In France, action is a share in the capital stock of a company, equivalent to our term share.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
Mode in which one object influences another. The animal actions are those that occur in the animal body: the vital, those that are essential to life: the physiological, those of a healthy character: the pathological or morbid, those that occur in disease, &c. The ancients divided the physiological actions into vital, animal, natural, sexual, particular, general, &c. See Function.
By Robley Dunglison
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
By Thomas Sheridan
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- presence of fluid. It called spuria admixture with blood occurs in the prostatic urethra; h. vera when bleeding is from seminal vesicles.