Action may refer to:
- Action (physics), an attribute of the development of a system over a period of time
- Action (fiction), a genre in various formats, specifically:
- Action film
- Action Comedy
- Action Horror
- Science-Fiction Action
- Hong Kong Action Cinema
- Action hero
Other articles related to "action, actions":
... equation can also be derived from the following action where is the Klein–Gordon field and is its mass ...
... Filmation incorporated live-action into some of its animated series ... Shows like The Hardy Boys and Archie's Funhouse featured live-action footage of an audience watching the bands perform and Fat Albert had segments featuring series ... Hour with Shazam!, was more of a hybrid - a live-action variety show with animated segments ...
... The Mauser-type action is widely held to be the pinnacle of bolt-action rifle design, and the vast majority of modern weapons of this type, both military and civilian ... commissioned Mauser to develop the M 98 magnum action over a hundred years ago ... is very important, the controlled-feed M 98 system remains the standard by which other action designs are judged ...
... For example, throwing a ball is an instance of action it involves an intention, a goal, and a bodily movement guided by the agent ... On the other hand, catching a cold is not considered an action because it is something which happens to a person, not something done by one ... Other events are less clearly defined as actions or not ...
... Basic action theory typically describes action as behavior caused by an agent in a particular situation ... (see Donald Davidson), the desire and belief jointly cause the action ... a belief about the means of satisfying that desire are always what is behind an action ...
Famous quotes containing the word action:
“The grand principles of virtue and honor, however they may be distorted by arbitrary codes, are the same the world over: and where these principles are concerned, the right or wrong of any action appears the same to the uncultivated as to the enlightened mind.”
—Herman Melville (18191891)
“The world is full of judgment-days, and into every assembly that a man enters, in every action he attempts, he is gauged and stamped.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“It is funny that men who are supposed to be scientific cannot get themselves to realise the basic principle of physics, that action and reaction are equal and opposite, that when you persecute people you always rouse them to be strong and stronger.”
—Gertrude Stein (18741946)