ACT, the

ACT, the [ ,eı si `ti ] TRADEMARK
American College Test: a set of tests that someone must take before they are admitted to some U.S. colleges and universities

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  • To act the part of — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caught in the Act (The Outer Limits) — Infobox Television episode Title = Caught in the Act Series = The Outer Limits Caption = Season = 1 Episode = 17 Airdate = 1 July, 1995 Production = 17 Writer = Grant Rosenberg Director = Mario Azzopardi Photographer = Guests = Alyssa Milano as… …   Wikipedia

  • Vanishing Act (The Outer Limits) — Infobox Television episode Title = Vanishing Act Series = The Outer Limits Caption = Season = 2 Episode = 21 Airdate = 21 July, 1996 Production = 43 Writer = Chris Dickie Director = Jonathan Glassner Photographer = Guests = Brennan Kotowich Jon… …   Wikipedia

  • Act of Settlement 1701 — The Act of Settlement is an act of the Parliament of England, originally filed in 1700, and passed in 1701, to settle the succession to the English throne on the Electress Sophia of Hanoverndash a granddaughter of James Indash and her Protestant… …   Wikipedia

  • ACT (examination) — The ACT is a standardized achievement examination for college admissions in the United States produced by ACT, Inc.cite web |url=http://www.act.org/aboutact/history.html |title=About ACT: History |accessdate=October 25 |accessyear=2006 Name… …   Wikipedia

  • The Saskatchewan Act — is an Act of the Canadian Parliament establishing the new province of Saskatchewan, effective September 1, 1905. Its long title is An Act to establish and provide for the government of the Province of Saskatchewan . The Act was published in… …   Wikipedia

  • The Cherry Orchard — (Вишнëвый сад or Vishniovy sad in Russian) is Russian playwright Anton Chekhov s last play. It premiered at the Moscow Art Theatre 17 January 1904 in a production directed by Constantin Stanislavski. Chekhov intended this play as a comedy and it… …   Wikipedia

  • Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves — The Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves of 1807 is a United States federal law that stated, in accordance with the Constitution of the United States, that no new slaves were permitted to be imported into the United States. This act effectively… …   Wikipedia

  • The Emergency (Ireland) — The Emergency ( ga. Ré na Práinne) was an official euphemism used by the Irish Government during the 1940s to refer to its position during World War II. The state was officially neutral during World War II, but declared an official state of… …   Wikipedia

  • The Pop Factory — ( TPF ) is a music and media complex in Porth, Rhondda, South Wales. It has given its name to a Welsh TV show.It was founded by Welsh speaking entrepreneurs Emyr Afan and his wife Mair Afan.The Pop Factory is a converted soft drinks factory,… …   Wikipedia

  • The Chieftain — is a two act comic opera by Arthur Sullivan and F. C. Burnand based on their 1867 opera, The Contrabandista . It consists of substantially the same first act as the 1867 work with a completely new second act. It premiered at the Savoy Theatre on… …   Wikipedia

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