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":
... Filmation incorporated live-action into some of its animated series ... 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 creator Bill Cosby ... The Kid Superpower Hour with Shazam!, was more of a hybrid - a live-action variety show with animated segments ...
... Basic action theory typically describes action as behavior caused by an agent in a particular situation ... simple theory (see Donald Davidson), the desire and belief jointly cause the action ... means of satisfying that desire are always what is behind an action ...
... For example, throwing a ball is an instance of action it involves an intention, a goal, and a bodily movement guided by the agent ... 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 ...
... 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, are still based on it to this day ... commissioned Mauser to develop the M 98 magnum action over a hundred years ago ... important, the controlled-feed M 98 system remains the standard by which other action designs are judged ...
... The Klein–Gordon equation can also be derived from the following action where is the Klein–Gordon field and is its mass ...
Famous quotes containing the word action:
“Any genuine philosophy leads to action and from action back again to wonder, to the enduring fact of mystery.”
—Henry Miller (18911980)
“Wherever you see a man who gives someone elses corruption, someone elses prejudice as a reason for not taking action himself, you see a cog in The Machine that governs us.”
—John Jay Chapman (18621933)
“I feel like a white granular mass of amorphous crystalsmy formula appears to be isomeric with Spasmotoxin. My aurochloride precipitates into beautiful prismatic needles. My Platinochloride develops octohedron crystals,with a fine blue florescence. My physiological action is not indifferent. One millionth of a grain injected under the skin of a frog produced instantaneous death accompanied by an orange blossom odor.”
—Lafcadio Hearn (18501904)