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Action Mechanism

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Definition of the noun action mechanism

What does action mechanism mean as a name of something?


  1. the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of action mechanism: action
    • more generic word: mechanism = device consisting of a piece of machinery
    • more specific terms:
      • firing mechanism / gunlock = the action that ignites the charge in a firearm
      • movement = the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism
      • piano action = action consisting of a system of levers that move a felt hammer to strike the strings when a key is depressed
      • slide action / pump action = action mechanism in a modern rifle or shotgun
    • part of: gun = a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity; keyboard = device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like
    • part: key = a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed

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Google previewThe New standard encyclopedia (1907)

by William A. Colledge, Nathan Haskell Dole, George Jotham Hagar

The additional quick action mechanism consists of the supplemental piston m, situated in the cylindrical chamber below the 6lide valve, an emergency valve n with a stem extending upward to the piston and a check valve o directly below the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microcomputers (1999)

Volume 23 - Supplement 2 - An Analysis of the Pre-Physical Database Design Heuristics to Thermal Investigations of ICs and Microstructures by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

A query is received by the "action mechanism" of the user interface. The query is passed on to the coordinator, which checks the index to find if there is existing knowledge in the knowledge base. If there is knowledge available to solve this ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tribology (1990)

by C. Kajdas, E. Wilusz, S. Harvey

- action mechanism of sulphur. [414]. SULPHUR-CONTAINING ADDITIVES A class of the most important lubricant...

- action mechanism of sulphur- containing additives. [202]. - chemical activity of sulphur-containing additives. [ 204].

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Vitamins and Pharmacochemistry (2006)

by Henry Philippsborn

d Wirkung fim Gebiet des Nephrons f action f dans la région du néphron p ação f na região do néfron 95 action mechanism of vitamins (Vit.) (Ref. to vitamin biochemistry.) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Health (2015)

Table 2 Selected multiclass methods for analyzing veterinary drug residues Table 1 Physicochemical properties, action mechanism, ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide Music Dictionary (2010)

by Dr. Stanford Felix

action Mechanism on a musical instrument that transmits ...

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