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  • 1 ACT-R — (pronounced act ARE : Adaptive Control of Thought Rational) is a cognitive architecture mainly developed by John Robert Anderson at Carnegie Mellon University. Like any cognitive architecture, ACT R aims to define the basic and irreducible… …

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  • 2 Act — ([a^]kt), n. [L. actus, fr. agere to drive, do: cf. F. acte. See {Agent}.] 1. That which is done or doing; the exercise of power, or the effect, of which power exerted is the cause; a performance; a deed. [1913 Webster] That best portion of a… …

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  • 3 Act — or ACT may mean:* Act of Parliament (Act of Congress in the USA) a statute or law passed by a legislature. * Act (band), a British band * ACT New Zealand, a New Zealand political party * Act (document), a document recording the legality of a… …

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  • 4 ACT — may refer to:Most commonly: * Australian Capital Territory, the capital territory of the Commonwealth of Australia * ACT (examination), a college entrance exam in the United StatesIn business: * Advanced Cell Technology, a biotech corporation… …

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  • 5 Act — Act, v. i. 1. To exert power; to produce an effect; as, the stomach acts upon food. [1913 Webster] 2. To perform actions; to fulfill functions; to put forth energy; to move, as opposed to remaining at rest; to carry into effect a determination of …

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  • 6 Act — Act, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Acted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Acting}.] [L. actus, p. p. of agere to drive, lead, do; but influenced by E. act, n.] 1. To move to action; to actuate; to animate. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Self love, the spring of motion, acts the …

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  • 7 Act IV — A Tribute To The Smashing Pumpkins or Act IV is the name of a tribute project organized by fans of American alternative rock band Smashing Pumpkins, which was created on the heels of what was believed to be the band s final shows back in 2000.… …

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  • 8 Act II — is a brand of popcorn in North America that is ostensibly based on the look and taste of movie theater popcorn. It is made and distributed by ConAgra Foods. Act II was preceded in the popcorn market by ACT I, an early microwave popcorn that had… …

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  • 9 act — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, partly from Latin actus doing, act, from agere to drive, do; partly from Latin actum thing done, record, from neuter of actus, past participle of agere more at agent Date: 14th century 1. a. the doing of a thing …

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  • 10 Act 1 — Infobox musical artist Name =Act 1 Img size = Background =group or band Origin = New Jersey, USA Genre =R B/Dance pop Years active =2007– (Trio) URL = [http://www.myspace.com/act1space Act 1 s myspace] Current members = Young Haze (2008 ) DezZ… …

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  • 11 act up — intransitive verb Date: 1903 1. to act in a way different from that which is normal or expected: as a. to behave in an unruly, recalcitrant, or capricious manner < the children were acting up > b. show off c. to function improperly …

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  • 12 ACT — abbreviation 1. Action for Children s Television 2. American College Test 3. Association of Classroom Teachers 4. Australian Capital Territory …

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  • 13 ACT UP — abbreviation AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power …

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  • 14 Act III Broadcasting — was a company that owned several television stations that started as independents, and later became Fox affiliates. The stations were located in medium sized markets, and the company existed from the mid 1980s to the mid 1990s, eventually to be… …

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  • 15 Act of Sederunt — Act of Sederunt, in Scots law, is an ordinance for regulating the forms of judicialprocedure before the Court of Session (the supreme civil court of Scotland), passed by the Lords of Session under authority of a power originally conferred by an… …

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  • 16 Act in pais — Act Act ([a^]kt), n. [L. actus, fr. agere to drive, do: cf. F. acte. See {Agent}.] 1. That which is done or doing; the exercise of power, or the effect, of which power exerted is the cause; a performance; a deed. [1913 Webster] That best portion… …

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  • 17 Act of attainder — Act Act ([a^]kt), n. [L. actus, fr. agere to drive, do: cf. F. acte. See {Agent}.] 1. That which is done or doing; the exercise of power, or the effect, of which power exerted is the cause; a performance; a deed. [1913 Webster] That best portion… …

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  • 18 Act of bankruptcy — Act Act ([a^]kt), n. [L. actus, fr. agere to drive, do: cf. F. acte. See {Agent}.] 1. That which is done or doing; the exercise of power, or the effect, of which power exerted is the cause; a performance; a deed. [1913 Webster] That best portion… …

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  • 19 Act of faith — Act Act ([a^]kt), n. [L. actus, fr. agere to drive, do: cf. F. acte. See {Agent}.] 1. That which is done or doing; the exercise of power, or the effect, of which power exerted is the cause; a performance; a deed. [1913 Webster] That best portion… …

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  • 20 Act of God — Act Act ([a^]kt), n. [L. actus, fr. agere to drive, do: cf. F. acte. See {Agent}.] 1. That which is done or doing; the exercise of power, or the effect, of which power exerted is the cause; a performance; a deed. [1913 Webster] That best portion… …

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