Activity

Activity may mean:

  • Action (philosophy), in general
  • Social activity, in social sciences
  • The Aristotelian concept of energeia, Latinized as actus
  • Physical exercise
  • Activity (UML), a major task in Unified Modeling Language
  • Activity diagram, a diagram representing activities in Unified Modeling Language
  • Activity, an alternative name for the game charades
  • Activity, the rate of catalytic activity, such as enzyme activity (enzyme assay), in physical chemistry and enzymology
  • Activity (chemistry), the effective concentration of a solute for the purposes of mass action
  • Activity (project management)
  • Activity (radioactivity), radioactive decay#Radioactive decay rates, the number of radioactive decays per second
  • Activity (software engineering)
  • Activity (soil mechanics)
  • HMS Activity (D94), an aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy
  • in military parlance, a military agency or unit (e.g. Intelligence Support Activity)
  • Activity Theory, social constructivism (learning theory), Education

The special spelling Activiti may mean:

  • Activiti, an open source Business Process Management (BPM) Platform

Famous quotes containing the word activity:

    Envy has blackened every page of his history.... The future, in its justice, will number him among those men whom passions and an excess of activity have condemned to unhappiness, through the gift of genius.
    Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863)

    In literary circles, the men of trust and consideration, bookmakers, editors, university deans and professors, bishops, too, were by no means men of the largest literary talent, but usually of a low and ordinary intellectuality, with a sort of mercantile activity and working talent. Indifferent hacks and mediocrities tower, by pushing their forces to a lucrative point, or by working power, over multitudes of superior men, in Old as in New England.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    In communist society, where nobody has one exclusive sphere of activity but each can become accomplished in any branch he wishes, society regulates the general production and thus makes it possible for me to do one thing today and another tomorrow, to hunt in the morning, fish in the afternoon, rear cattle in the evening, criticize after dinner, just as I have a mind, without ever becoming hunter, fisherman, shepherd or critic.
    Karl Marx (1818–1883)