Nouns denoting acts or actions

the use of a spirometer to measure vital capacity
flash welding
butt welding by creating an electric arc between the two pieces which melts and joins them; used for joining segments of metal pipe
the act of bringing to uniformity; making regular
safety squeeze
the runner on third base waits to start home until the batter has bunted successfully
disposing of property by voluntary transfer without receiving value in return
market gardening
the growing of vegetables or flowers for market
the act of entering again
riding in a sailboat
a very slow movement
the act of endowing with a permanent source of income
arm exercise
exercise designed to strengthen the arm muscles
singing with florid ornamentation
bunny hug
a syncopated ballroom dance formerly popular in the US
nursing care
care by a skilled nurse
the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.)
assortative mating
mating of individuals having more traits in common than likely in random mating
a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply
the act of giving poison to a person or animal with the intent to kill
tall order
a formidable task or requirement
selective lipectomy
plastic surgery involving the breakdown and removal of fatty tissue
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