acting

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acting according to certain accepted standards abidance , compliance , conformation , conformity
trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically activeness , activity
forces acting on airfoils in motion relative to the air (or other gaseous fluids) aerodynamic force
component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity aerodynamic lift , lift
study of the forces acting on the particles in atmospheric gases aerodynamics
Japanese filmmaker noted for blending Japanese folklore with Western styles of acting (1910-1998) Akira Kurosawa , Kurosawa
toxic antimetabolite that limits cellular reproduction by acting as an antagonist to folic acid; used to treat certain cancers and psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis amethopterin , methotrexate , methotrexate sodium
trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment arbitrariness , capriciousness , flightiness , whimsey , whimsicality , whimsy
antibody acting against tissues of the organism that produces it autoantibody
acting involuntarily autonomic
manner of acting or controlling yourself behavior , behaviour , conduct , doings
acting hastily brash
acting like a clown or buffoon buffoonery , clowning , frivolity , harlequinade , japery , prank
ratio of the change in pressure acting on a volume to the fractional change in volume bulk modulus
swaggering tough; usually one acting as an agent of a political faction bullyboy
young man acting as a servant on a ship cabin boy
small, memorable acting part cameo
someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police canary , fink , sneak , sneaker , snitch , snitcher , stoolie , stool pigeon , stoolpigeon
force acting on body in curvilinear motion away from center or axis centrifugal force
force acting on body in curvilinear motion directed toward center or axis centripetal force
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