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energetic physical action

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any specific behavior

(chemistry) the capacity of a substance to take part in a chemical reaction

a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)

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Therefore, we look at whether the probability of involuntary job loss is higher in industries with higher levels of technology and whether older and less skilled workers are more likely to experience the brunt of this displacement activity.
Since television is so available to young children, while reading requires such effort, watching television may be a displacement activity which cuts down on time spent practicing reading.
This is the classic, ethologic notion of displacement activity, the "hydraulic" model, and, as Overskeid indicates, it "has been discarded by most researchers.
The GenomiPhi method employs the biochemical properties of Phi29 DNA polymerase, a highly processive enzyme with excellent strand displacement activity and high fidelity, in combination with random-sequence hexamer primers to amplify DNA in an isothermal process.
We must wish the Tories all the absolute best with their latest displacement activity, at the same time as concluding that some Sam Allardyce equivalent is doubtless in the post.
This is the popular Nationalist take but many Labour people have swallowed it as well as a form of displacement activity which stops them having to think more seriously.
Those who want to use today as a chance to allocate blame are going to engage themselves in a displacement activity," he said.
Commentators fail to appreciate that this is classic displacement activity and a crass waste of time and money, in terms of achieving anything positive.
I thought they'd be great ways to satisfy my nosiness and give me a perfect displacement activity for when I'm supposed to be writing.