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":
... For example, to bring an action in the common law courts a litigant had to file a "writ" chosen from a set of standard forms ... The court would only recognise certain "forms of action", and this led to the widespread use of legal fictions, with litigants disguising their claims when they did not fit into a standard recognised "form" ... Pleadings became more relaxed, with the emphasis shifting from the 'form' of action to the 'cause' (or a set of causes) of action ...
... in watch making, cabinet making, and jewelry to construct a small, two manual and pedal, mechanical action pipe organ for the church ... invented, patented, and trademarked the Direct Electric chest action ... This action was created in 1916 and it is still in use today ...
... The manga was serialized in the Futabasha publication Weekly Manga Action from 1967 to 1970, then returned briefly in 1974 ... The original manga was adapted into a live-action drama for Fuji Television in 1969 entitled Flower Action 009ノ1 ...
... ACTION (U.S ... government agency), a former United States government agency Action, a break dancer in the New York City Breakers ...
... The.50 Action Express (AE, 12.7×33mm) is a large caliber handgun cartridge ... It was developed in 1988 by Evan Whildin of Action Arms ...
Famous quotes containing the word action:
“A dramatist is one who believes that the pure event, an action involving human beings, is more arresting than any comment that can be made upon it.”
—Thornton Wilder (18971975)
“Economic depression can not be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement.”
—Herbert Hoover (18741964)
“Perhaps a modern society can remain stable only by eliminating adolescence, by giving its young, from the age of ten, the skills, responsibilities, and rewards of grownups, and opportunities for action in all spheres of life. Adolescence should be a time of useful action, while book learning and scholarship should be a preoccupation of adults.”
—Eric Hoffer (19021983)