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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 document stating something done […]
- Act 1
act 1 Algebraic Compiler and Translator
a hunter who, for having seen Diana bathing, was changed by her into a stag and was torn to pieces by his own hounds. Historical Examples Actaeon was a brute for wanting to push in where Diana was bathing. The History of Pendennis William Makepeace Thackeray Among them was Captain Bate, of the Actaeon, who […]
- Act call
Also called act warning. a call or order from the stage manager summoning performers onstage for the beginning of a performance or act. a signal summoning the audience to their seats for the beginning of a performance or act.
- Act curtain
Theater. a curtain for closing the proscenium opening between acts or scenes.