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":
... 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 ... commissioned Mauser to develop the M 98 magnum action over a hundred years ago ... the controlled-feed M 98 system remains the standard by which other action designs are judged ...
... Basic action theory typically describes action as behavior caused by an agent in a particular situation ... Donald Davidson), the desire and belief jointly cause the action ... that desire are always what is behind an action ...
... 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 creator Bill Cosby ... The Kid Superpower Hour with Shazam!, was more of a hybrid - a live-action variety show with animated segments ...
... The Klein–Gordon equation can also be derived from the following action where is the Klein–Gordon field and is its mass ...
... 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 ...
Famous quotes containing the word action:
“The United States must be neutral in fact as well as in name.... We must be impartial in thought as well as in action ... a nation that neither sits in judgment upon others nor is disturbed in her own counsels and which keeps herself fit and free to do what is honest and disinterested and truly serviceable for the peace of the world.”
—Woodrow Wilson (18561924)
“Temperamentally, the writer exists on happenings, on contacts, conflicts, action and reaction, speed, pressure, tension. Were he a contemplative purely, he would not write.”
—Elizabeth Bowen (18991973)
“Let no one say that taking action is hard. Action is aided by courage, by the moment, by impulse, and the hardest thing in the world is making a decision.”
—Franz Grillparzer (17911872)