Delayed Action

Entertainment / Photography / Delayed Action: Operation of the shutter some time after the release is depressed. Most shutters have a delayed action timer built in.

Other Words for Action

Action Noun Synonyms: activity, performance, movement, motion, energy, liveliness, vim, vigor, spirit, vitality, enterprise, initiative
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Petrifaction

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

Pin Action

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

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

Peripheral Heart Action (PHA)

Health / Fitness / Peripheral Heart Action (PHA): A system of training where you go from one exercise to another, with little or no rest, preferably alternating upper body and lower body exercises. Designed for cardiovascular training and to develop MORE

Peak Contraction

Health / Fitness / Peak Contraction: Exercising a muscle until it cramps by using shortened movements. MORE

Overreaction Hypothesis

Business / Finance / Overreaction Hypothesis: The supposition that investors overreact to unanticipated news, resulting in exaggerated movements in stock prices followed by corrections. MORE

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