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activity

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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
        • In this study, we found that inoscavin A and flavonoid were enriched in AcOEt and EtOH extracts, and we showed that these extracts demonstrated antioxidant activity in our studies.
        • In the present study, in vitro and in vivo experiments were conducted to investigate the mechanism of action and the antiinflammatory and antiphotoaging activity of K36.
        • A previous study suggested that overgeneration of ROS, caused by mitochondria dysfunction or depletion of enzymatic antioxidant system, could inhibit steroidogenic enzymes activity in MGCs and CCs.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The ratio of serum free T3 (FT3) over free T4 (FT4) (FT3/FT4 ratio) may reflect the degree of extrathyroidal T4 to T3 conversion activity.
        • Binding of ligand leads to heterodimerisation and activation of HER2 TK activity.
        • The boss's visit prompted a brief spurt of 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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