Nouns denoting acts or actions

grading
the act of arranging in a graduated series
 
clandestine operation
an intelligence operation so planned and executed as to insure concealment
 
major surgery
any surgical procedure that involves anesthesia or respiratory assistance
 
consecration
(religion) sanctification of something by setting it apart (usually with religious rites) as dedicated to God
 
video game
a game played against a computer
 
call
(sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee
 
ballooning
flying in a balloon
 
retirement
withdrawal from your position or occupation
 
job
a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
 
creating from raw materials
the act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it
 
marketing
shopping at a market
 
regard
a long fixed look
 
repossession
the action of regaining possession (especially the seizure of collateral securing a loan that is in default)
 
headshot
a shot aimed at a person's head
 
camera care
keeping a camera in good working order
 
tailoring
the occupation of a tailor
 
minesweeping
the activity of detecting and disposing of marine mines
 
cholelithotomy
removal of gallstone through an incision in the gallbladder
 
attitude
a theatrical pose created for effect
 
receivership
the office of a receiver
 
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