HyperDic: actuation

English > 1 sense of the word actuation:
NOUNactactuation, propulsionthe act of propelling
English > actuation: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of propelling.
Synonympropulsion
Narrowerdribble, dribblingThe propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks
drive, thrust, driving forceThe act of applying force to propel something
expulsion, projection, ejection, forcing outThe act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
jump, jumpingThe act of jumping
launching, launchThe act of propelling with force
launchingThe act of moving a newly built vessel into the water for the first time
lift, raise, heaveThe act of raising something
lobThe act of propelling something (as a ball / ball or shell etc.) in a high arc
pull, pullingThe act of pulling
push, pushingThe act of applying force in order to move something away
roll, bowlThe act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling)
shooting, shotThe act of firing a projectile
throwThe act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
wheeling, rollingpropelling something on wheels
Broaderact, deed, human action, human activitySomething that people do or cause to happen
Spanishpropulsión
Catalanpropulsió
Verbsactuateput in motion or move to act

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