Civil Action

Business / Real Estate / Civil Action: An action where an issue, formed by some kind of complaint, is presented for trial. Proceedings are for declaration, enforcement, protection of a right, redress, or prevention of a wrong.

Other Words for Action

Action Noun Synonyms: activity, performance, movement, motion, energy, liveliness, vim, vigor, spirit, vitality, enterprise, initiative
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Other Words for Civil

Civil Adjective Synonyms: civilian, non-military, lay, laic, laical, secular
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Play Action

Entertainment / Football / Play Action: A tactic in which the quarterback fakes either a handoff or a throw in order to draw the defense away from the intended offensive method MORE

Play-Action Pass

Entertainment / Football / Play-Action Pass: A passing play after the quarterback has faked a hand-off. MORE

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Science / Biology / Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR): A method of amplifying or copying DNA fragments that is faster than cloning. The fragments are combined with DNA polymerase, nucleotides, and other components to form a mixture in which the DNA is cyc MORE

Rarefaction

Technology / Home Audio / Rarefaction: In sound waves, the opposite of compression. An area of decreased air pressure caused by a sound wave. In a graphical depiction of a cyclical waveform rarefaction occurs when the wave is in the bottom MORE

Pin Action

Entertainment / Bowling / Pin Action: Motion of struck pins that hopefully will knock down others! MORE

Petrifaction

Science / Biology / Petrifaction: Mode of fossilization where f organic matter is replaced with silica. MORE

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