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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Another objection has been that it is inappropriate to use the class action mechanism "to implement forward-looking business arrangements." But, Google said, the Justice Department did not point to any cases disapproving a settlement on those grounds.
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OIC spokesman Ambassador Atal Mannan Bakheet told Gulf News the meeting would work out an action mechanism to support Sudan against the allegations of ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo who accuses Bashir of masterminding a genocide campaign in Sudan's western region of Darfur and asked a three-judge panel at the ICC to issue an arrest warrant for Al Bashir.
In fact, the two-spring action mechanism is about the only part of the old Security-Six design that can be found on the SP101.
The federal class action rule and its state counterparts provide useful vehicles for resolving large numbers of small claims.(1) The class action mechanism does not guarantee justice, but it levels the playing field for those who seek to vindicate consumer rights and stop consumer fraud.
Elobixibat is a once-daily, orally available constipation treatment1) with a novel action mechanism. EA Pharma in-licensed this product from Albireo AB (Sweden).
Al-Qirbi and Corman discussed the ongoing arrangements for the group's meeting to be held in London and the proposals of activating the group action mechanism.
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.
By studying the action mechanism of these Wakan-yaku prescriptions, elucidation of the generation mechanism of depression and the development of new antidepressants are expected; however, there is little experimental evidence for the antidepressive effects of Wakan-yaku.
In 2010 , China continued to work with Africa to phase in a joint action mechanism combining short -term campaigns with permanent governance to protect the market from cheap shoddy fakes .
The meeting approved the Board bylaw and action mechanism, as well as developing a strategy for the PART future work in order to achieve a qualitative shift in the work of Radio and Television in the Sultanate of Oman.
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