another word for anthozoan
the process or state of acting or of being active: The machine is not in action now. something done or performed; act; deed. an act that one consciously wills and that may be characterized by physical or mental activity: a crisis that demands action instead of debate; hoping for constructive action by the landlord. actions, […]
- Action at a distance
noun (physics) the supposed interaction of two separated bodies without any intervening medium. In modern theories all interactions are assumed to require a field of force
- Action current
action current action current n. An electrical current generated in a cell such as a neuron or muscle cell during the action potential.
- Action figure
a toy figure with jointed, movable limbs, representing a character in a cartoon, movie, etc., or a real person or animal, often one known for exciting action or extraordinary powers. Contemporary Examples Braving gale-force winds, heading off the Falklands, or saving lost hikers—the Duke of Cambridge has become an action figure. Prince William’s Dramatic Rescue […]