Words starting with act

3 letter words starting with act

  • act — When you act, you do something for a particular purpose.
  • act 1 — Algebraic Compiler and Translator
  • act call — Also called act warning. a call or order from the stage manager summoning performers onstage for the beginning of a performance or act.
  • act curtain — Theater. a curtain for closing the proscenium opening between acts or scenes.
  • act of congress — a law that has been passed by both houses of the US Congress and signed by the president; if the president has chosen to veto the bill, it can be passed by a two-thirds majority in Congress

4 letter words starting with act

  • act1 — (language)   An actor language descended from Plasma.
  • act2 — (language)   An actor language.
  • act3 — (language)   A high-level actor language by Carl Hewitt. A descendant of Act2 which provides support for automatic generation of customers and for delegation and inheritance.
  • acta — an official record of public events
  • actg — acting

5 letter words starting with act

  • acted — anything done, being done, or to be done; deed; performance: a heroic act.
  • acter — A play or film with a particular number of acts.
  • actin — a protein that participates in many kinds of cell movement, including muscle contraction, during which it interacts with filaments of a second protein, myosin
  • actis — a son of Rhoda and Helius who, when banished from his home for fratricide, fled to Egypt, where he taught astrology. The Colossus of Rhodes was built in his honor.
  • acton — a jacket or jerkin, originally of quilted cotton, worn under a coat of mail

6 letter words starting with act

  • actalk — (language)   A Smalltalk-based actor language developed by J-P Briot in 1989.
  • actant — (in valency grammar) a noun phrase functioning as the agent of the main verb of a sentence
  • actin- — actino-
  • acting — Acting is the activity or profession of performing in plays or films.
  • action — Action is doing something for a particular purpose.

7 letter words starting with act

  • actable — that can be acted
  • actaeon — a hunter of Boeotia who, having accidentally seen Artemis bathing, was turned into a stag and torn apart by his own hounds
  • actinal — of or denoting the oral part of a radiate animal, such as a jellyfish, sea anemone, or sponge, from which the rays, tentacles, or arms grow
  • actinia — any sea anemone of the genus Actinia, which are common in rock pools
  • actinic — (of radiation) producing a photochemical effect

8 letter words starting with act

  • actinian — belonging or pertaining to the order or suborder Actiniaria, comprising the sea anemones.
  • actinide — a member of the actinide series
  • actinism — that property of ultraviolet light, X-rays, or other radiations, by which chemical changes are produced
  • actinium — a radioactive element of the actinide series, occurring as a decay product of uranium. It is used as an alpha-particle source and in neutron production. Symbol: Ac; atomic no: 89; half-life of most stable isotope,227Ac: 21.6 years; relative density: 10.07; melting pt: 1051°C; boiling pt: 3200 ± 300°C
  • actinoid — having a radiate form, as a sea anemone or starfish

9 letter words starting with act

  • actinides — Plural form of actinide.
  • actinopod — any protozoan of the phylum Actinopoda, such as a radiolarian or a heliozoan, having stiff radiating cytoplasmic projections
  • actionary — (business, obsolete) A shareholder in a joint-stock company.
  • actioners — Plural form of actioner.
  • actioning — Present participle of action.

10 letter words starting with act

  • actability — capable of being acted or suitable for acting: He has written a very actable, well-structured play.
  • actiniform — having radial form; rayed
  • actinogram — the record produced by the action of an actinograph.
  • actinolite — a green mineral of the amphibole group consisting of calcium magnesium iron silicate. Formula: Ca2(Mg,Fe)5Si8O22(OH)2
  • actinology — the science of light rays and their chemical effects

11 letter words starting with act

  • actinically — In an actinic manner.
  • actinodrome — (of a leaf) palmately veined.
  • actinograph — a recording actinometer
  • actinometer — an instrument for measuring the intensity of radiation, esp of the sun's rays
  • actinometry — The measurement of the heating power of electromagnetic radiation, especially that of solar radiation.

12 letter words starting with act

13 letter words starting with act

  • actinobiology — the branch of biology concerned with the effects of radiation on living organisms
  • actinomorphic — (esp of a flower) having radial symmetry, as buttercups
  • actinomycetes — Plural form of actinomycete.
  • actinomycosis — a fungal disease of cattle and of cats and dogs, sometimes transmitted to humans esp by bites, characterized by a swelling of the affected part, most often the jaw or lungs
  • actinotherapy — radiotherapy, especially using ultraviolet rays.

14 letter words starting with act

15 letter words starting with act

  • actinochemistry — the branch of chemistry dealing with actinism; photochemistry.
  • actinopterygian — belonging or pertaining to the Actinopterygii, a group of bony fishes.

16 letter words starting with act

  • actinobacillosis — a disease of cattle and sheep, caused by infection with an Actinobacillus lignieresii and characterized by soft tissue lesions, esp of the tongue
  • actinodermatitis — dermatitis from exposure to radiation, esp ultraviolet light or X-rays
  • actinopterygians — Plural form of actinopterygian.

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