see action photograph
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.
- Actionable intelligence
noun information with a practical and relevant application, esp. about users of goods and services for purposes of business planning and strategy usage note business