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activity meaning

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  • Activity may refer to:
  • Action (philosophy), in general
  • The Aristotelian concept of energeia, Latinized as actus
  • Activity (UML), a major task in Unified Modeling Language
  • Activity, the rate of catalytic activity, such as enzyme activity (enzyme assay), in physical chemistry and enzymology
  • Activity (chemistry), the effective concentration of a solute for the purposes of mass action
  • Activity (project management)
  • Activity, the number of radioactive decays per second
  • Activity (software engineering)
  • Activity (soil mechanics)

    Definition of activity in English Dictionary

  • NounPLactivitiesSUF-ity
    1. The state or quality of being active; nimbleness; agility; vigorous action or operation; energy; active force; as, an increasing variety of human activities.
      1. Pit row was abuzz with activity. ‎
    2. Something done as an action or a movement.
      1. The activity for the morning was a walk to the store. ‎
    3. Something done for pleasure or entertainment, especially one involving movement or an excursion.
      1. Like most human activities, ballooning has sponsored heroes and hucksters and a good deal in between. For every dedicated scientist patiently recording atmospheric pressure and wind speed while shivering at high altitudes, there is a carnival barker with a bevy of pretty girls willing to dangle from a basket or parachute down to earth.
    4. Use (of internet, playstation, bank account etc.).
    5. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Here, we investigated the anti-influenza activity of a fungi-derived natural product, aureonitol.
        • For instance, HIF-1 can be enhanced by the suppression of prolyl hydroxylase activity using dimethyloxalylglycine (DMOG).
        • Adult animals were implanted with E-Mitter transponders intraabdominally to record body temperature and locomotor activity continuously.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Reading in bed and breakfasting in bed are two of my three favorite activities.
        • Some of these endolysins are secreted to the extracellular environment before completion of the viral lysis cycle independent of holin activity.
        • However, owing to their high toxicities, colchicine and thiocolchicine are still in preclinical trials to determine their potential anti-tumor activity.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
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      1. en activity trap
      2. en activity traps
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      Grammatically, this word "activity" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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