Nouns denoting acts or actions

incitation
an act of urging on or spurring on or rousing to action or instigating
 
autosexing
(especially of domestic fowl) breeding to reveal differential sex characteristics at hatching
 
vampirism
the actions or practices of a vampire
 
sanction
the act of final authorization
 
cannon fire
fire delivered by artillery
 
jazz festival
a festival that features performances by jazz artists
 
infliction
an act causing pain or damage
 
last mile
the last walk of a condemned person to the execution place
 
salpingectomy
surgical removal of one or both Fallopian tubes
 
introduction
the act of putting one thing into another
 
revocation
the act (by someone having the authority) of annulling something previously done
 
telephotography
transmission and reproduction of photographs and charts and pictures over a distance
 
telemark
a turn made in skiing; the outside ski is placed ahead and turned gradually inwards
 
nonappearance
failure to appear (especially as at court)
 
amnio
(pregnancy) extraction by centesis of amniotic fluid from a pregnant woman (after the 15th week of pregnancy) to aid in the diagnosis of fetal abnormalities
 
limp
the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
 
interaction
a mutual or reciprocal action; interacting
 
hornpipe
a British solo dance performed by sailors
 
neglect of duty
(law) breach of a duty
 
vertical bank
a bank so steep that the plane's lateral axis approaches the vertical
 
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