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Definition 1: the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where action mechanism or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the piano had a very stiff action

Synonyms for action mechanism in the sense of this definition

(action mechanism is a kind of ...) device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function

(... is a kind of action mechanism ) the action that ignites the charge in a firearm

(... is a kind of action mechanism ) the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock)

"it was an expensive watch with a diamond movement"

(... is a kind of action mechanism ) action consisting of a system of levers that move a felt hammer to strike the strings when a key is depressed

(... is a kind of action mechanism ) action mechanism in a modern rifle or shotgun; a back and forward motion of a sliding lever ejects the empty shell case and cocks the firearm and loads a new round

(action mechanism is a part of ...) a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed

(... is part of action mechanism) a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)

(... is part of action mechanism) device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like

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