action mechanism

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Noun1.action mechanism - the operating part that transmits power to a mechanismaction mechanism - the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism; "the piano had a very stiff action"
gun - a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
firing mechanism, gunlock - the action that ignites the charge in a firearm
key - a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed
keyboard - device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like
mechanism - device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function
movement - the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock); "it was an expensive watch with a diamond movement"
piano action - action consisting of a system of levers that move a felt hammer to strike the strings when a key is depressed
pump action, slide action - action mechanism in a modern rifle or shotgun; a back and forward motion of a sliding lever ejects the empty shell case and cocks the firearm and loads a new round
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It is Japan's first non-nicotine oral smoking cessation aid based on a new action mechanism.
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Only a class action mechanism can provide a means of justice to the millions of affected smokers nation-wide.
This triple action mechanism has the potential for enhanced efficacy while the selective and reversible nature of RIMAs is intended to avoid toxic side effects.
The mAb action mechanism is also dependent on biological milieus and is degraded by body systems and not metabolized in a manner akin to smaller chemical drugs," says Ajmani.
Bechstein grand pianos, and a new unique action mechanism that delivers the right hammer movement, which has a big impact on the playing response of a grand piano.
2013 - A new and improved Rubik's Cube is released, with an all-new, faster action mechanism and stronger durable tiles.
stances to confront threats, stressing that the launch of the "Coalition of Good" aiming to support legitimacy in Yemen, has created a joint action mechanism to safeguard security and stability in the region.
In 2013, Rubik's cube with faster action mechanism and durable tough tiles was created.
During their meeting, Foreign Minister Abu Bakr al-Qirbi and IMF Deputy Director for the Middle East and North Africa Daniela Gressani reviewed the new action mechanism of the Group, which includes establishing the three subgroups in the political, economic and security fields, aiming to boost the Group's future action.
BRCS management held a meeting with the Red Crescent volunteers, in which the campaign objectives and action mechanism were explained, and donation collection centers to be developed in a number of crowded areas, such as universities and shopping malls and other similar areas.
The paper also elaborated upon the administrative structure of the centre, its workflow and communication channels, action mechanism, and the challenges it faced.