human activity


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Noun1.human activity - something that people do or cause to happenhuman activity - something that people do or cause to happen
event - something that happens at a given place and time
action - something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"
acquiring, getting - the act of acquiring something; "I envied his talent for acquiring"; "he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving"
causation, causing - the act of causing something to happen
obstetrical delivery, delivery - the act of delivering a child
departure, going, going away, leaving - the act of departing
discovery, find, uncovering - the act of discovering something
disposition, disposal - the act or means of getting rid of something
effectuation, implementation - the act of implementing (providing a practical means for accomplishing something); carrying into effect
egression, egress, emergence - the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent
equalisation, equalization, leveling - the act of making equal or uniform
digging up, disinterment, exhumation - the act of digging something out of the ground (especially a corpse) where it has been buried
mitsvah, mitzvah - (Judaism) a good deed performed out of religious duty
actuation, propulsion - the act of propelling
recovery, retrieval - the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)
running away - the act of leaving (without permission) the place you are expected to be
touching, touch - the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights"
nonaccomplishment, nonachievement - an act that does not achieve its intended goal
leaning - the act of deviating from a vertical position
motivating, motivation - the act of motivating; providing incentive
assumption - the act of assuming or taking for granted; "your assumption that I would agree was unwarranted"
rejection - the act of rejecting something; "his proposals were met with rejection"
sacrifice, forfeit, forfeiture - the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
derivation - the act of deriving something or obtaining something from a source or origin
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
hire - the act of hiring something or someone; "he signed up for a week's car hire"
wearing, wear - the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment; "she bought it for everyday wear"
judgment, assessment, judgement - the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event; "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"
production - the act or process of producing something; "Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous"; "the production of white blood cells"
stay - continuing or remaining in a place or state; "they had a nice stay in Paris"; "a lengthy hospital stay"; "a four-month stay in bankruptcy court"
residency, abidance, residence - the act of dwelling in a place
inactivity - being inactive; being less active
interference, hinderance, hindrance - the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
stop, stoppage - the act of stopping something; "the third baseman made some remarkable stops"; "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood"
group action - action taken by a group of people
distribution - the act of distributing or spreading or apportioning
legitimation - the act of rendering a person legitimate; "he has filial rights because he obtained letters of legitimation from the king"; "his parents' subsequent marriage resulted in his legitimation"
permissive waste, waste - (law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect
proclamation, promulgation - the formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice; "his promulgation of the policy proved to be premature"
communicating, communication - the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information; "they could not act without official communication from Moscow"
speech act - the use of language to perform some act
References in classic literature ?
I don't understand such expressions to describe human activity.
The ability to distinguish and report against bot activity and human activity coming from the same device
Rodolfo Dirzo, the lead author, explained the era of "Anthropocene defaunation", where elephants and other large animals were facing an increased risk of extinction, which could be associated to human activity.
The report's value lies in quantifying how much erosion occurs, and what impact a receding shoreline may have on human activity.
Summary: Only two out of five British voters believe that climate change is real and is caused by human activity.
Many others thought the evidence linking human activity and global warming was "unreliable" or "conflicting".
However, focusing on people who say they know about global warming, Latin Americans lead the world in the belief that rising temperatures across the globe (a part of global warming) are a result of human activity.
But increases in carbon dioxide and methane have been recorded since the industrial revolution and are attributable to human activity.
We studied the effects of human disturbance on moose (Alces alces) by examining hourly locations and movement patterns of 41 GPS-marked moose relative to human activity in central Norway during summer 2006.
Almost one-sixth of the carbon dioxide produced by human activity since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution has resulted from the transport of goods and people--a fraction that is increasing by the year, scientists say.
I HAVE for many years doubted that human activity could affect the atmospheric conditions that surround the earth.
In other words, they have learned to separate dangerous human activity from non-threatening human activity.