a labor union for stage actors, founded in 1912 and affiliated with the afl-cio.
a short, realistic play, usually in spanish, that dramatizes the social and economic problems of chicanos.
american college testing program.
noun acronym alliance of canadian cinema, television, and radio artists language a multi-processor exemplar-based smalltalk. [lalonde et al, oopsla ’86]. (1994-11-08)
self-consciously stagy in style or manner; exaggeratedly theatrical: an actressy reading that distorted the character of ophelia. historical examples mrs. lynde said she was very pretty but kind of actressy looking, and must have been an awful lot younger than father. anne of avonlea lucy maud montgomery adjective exaggerated and affected in manner; theatrical
anything done, being done, or to be done; deed; performance: a heroic act. the process of doing: caught in the act. a formal decision, law, or the like, by a legislature, ruler, court, or other authority; decree or edict; statute; judgment, resolve, or award: an act of congress. an instrument or doc-ment stating something done […]