a news reporter who reports to the public on matters of special interest to the consumer.
- Action shot
noun see action photograph historical examples commander o’brine jumped up so fast that the action shot him to the ceiling. rip foster in ride the gray planet harold leland goodwin
- Action sport
noun see extreme sport contemporary examples how can plain ink-on-paper compete with reading as an action sport? do literary gimmicks work? caryn james april 19, 2011
- Action stations
plural noun (military) the positions taken up by individuals in preparation for or during a battle interjection (military) a command to take up such positions (informal) a warning to get ready for something historical examples the notes of the call to action stations were still screaming through the ship. the lost warship robert moore williams […]
- Action verb
a verb, as run, think, or soothe, that expresses something that a person, animal, object, or process in nature can do, as in close the door! or the storm is flooding many houses along the coast, rather than expressing a state of being. compare (def 2), . noun a word belonging to the part of […]
furnishing ground for a lawsuit. liable to a lawsuit. ready to go or be put into ; ready for use: to retrieve actionable copy from a computer. adjective (law) affording grounds for legal action adj. 1590s; from action + -able.