Definition of Natural action
1. Noun. A process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings). "Volcanic activity"
Generic synonyms: Physical Process, Process
Specialized synonyms: Radiation, Absorption, Acidification, Adiabatic Process, Aeration, Antiredeposition, Capture, Capture, Centrifugation, Chemical Action, Chemical Change, Chemical Process, Chromatography, Concretion, Condensation, Convection, Clotting, Coagulation, Curdling, Decay, Demagnetisation, Demagnetization, Desorption, Diffusion, Disintegration, Dissolution, Distillation, Distillment, Drift, Effervescence, Cataphoresis, Dielectrolysis, Electrophoresis, Ionophoresis, Ecesis, Establishment, Extinction, Extraction, Feedback, Filtration, Flocculation, Flow, Formation, Fossilisation, Fossilization, Geologic Process, Geological Process, Curing, Hardening, Set, Solidification, Solidifying, Inactivation, Ion Exchange, Ionisation, Ionization, Leach, Leaching, Magnetic Induction, Magnetisation, Magnetization, Materialisation, Materialization, Nuclear Reaction, Opacification, Oscillation, Oxygenation, Pair Creation, Pair Formation, Pair Production, Phase Change, Phase Transition, Physical Change, State Change, Precession Of The Equinoxes, Release, Saltation, Scattering, Sericulture, Sink, Soak, Soakage, Soaking, Softening, Sorption, Source, Rigidification, Rigidifying, Stiffening, Stimulation, Ecological Succession, Succession, Natural Selection, Selection, Survival, Survival Of The Fittest, Synergism, Synergy, Temperature Change, Transduction, Transpiration, Vitrification
Derivative terms: Active, Active
Lexicographical Neighbors of Natural Action
Literary usage of Natural action
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Essentials of æsthetics in Music, Poetry, Painting, Sculpture and by George Lansing Raymond (1921)
"Rhythm not Originated by Art—It Exists in Nature—In Nerve Action— Required by the natural action of the Mind—Elements of Rhythm Existing in Speech—How ..."
2. The Life of Faith by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1862)
"... natural action. Of natural strength in connection with natural faith The connection of strength or decision of character with the will. ..."
3. Mind and Voice: Principles and Methods in Vocal Training by Samuel Silas Curry (1910)
"HOW CAN A natural action BE TURNED INTO AN EXERCISE? Where can any action be found, however fundamental, which will fulfill all these requirements? ..."
4. The Metaphysics of the School by Thomas Harper (1884)
"... their natural action cannot be arrested, if all the requisite conditions are normally present. DECLARATION OF THE PROPOSITION. It is here maintained, ..."
5. The London Medical Gazette (1850)
"... (for such it may be said to have become) of those muscles whose natural action is to turn the foot into the position in which it is found to be placed. ..."