line of action


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line of action

direction in which a force acts upon a body or object.
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Quite an untaught genius, I made the discovery of the line of action for myself.
His endless muttering monologue vitiated every effort I made to think out a line of action, and drove me at times, thus pent up and intensified, almost to the verge of craziness.
In narrative, including all stories whether in prose or verse and also the drama, there should be traceable a Line of Action, comprising generally: (1) an Introduction, stating the necessary preliminaries; (2) the Initial Impulse, the event which really sets in motion this particular story; (3) a Rising Action; (4) a Main Climax.
The prudence of this line of action, indeed, was obvious; but, unfortunately, there was one very strong objection to its being adopted.
That of saying of any strange, unsanctioned line of action,--'Let it be right.
We held a long council of war, and mapped out the following line of action.
He was a novice at the game, but instinct told him that a good line of action was to shower gifts.
The actions that the administration intends to activate by means of the subject selected by this call are the following Line of action 1 - management of the Multipurpose Center Seniors Melzo (referred to in art.
PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Irrigation, Mahmood Khan has asked Irrigation and other concerned departments for preparation of their line of action and adopt protective measures to face floods in wake of possible rains.
On the occasion State Secretary Bogdan Aurescu recalled that the development of the special partnership relations, of strategic potential, with Turkmenistan, built on the platform of an energy partnership, remains a priority line of action, confirmed also by the Government Programme for 2013-2016.
KARACHI, May 23 -- The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) deferred its meeting on future line of action for 48 hours following intervention of Federal Textile Minister Rana Farooq Ahmad on Saturday.
Reminding the hard and soft threats posed by Iran's enemies during the last three decades following the victory of the Islamic Revolution, the General warned the commanders that enemies would continue the same line of action and pose further threats to Iran in future, and the Iranian Armed Forces should, thus, maintain full combat preparedness.