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subaction

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare Latin subactio a working up, discipline.

NounEdit

subaction (plural subactions)

  1. (obsolete) The act of reducing to any state, as of mixing two bodies completely.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)

Etymology 2Edit

sub- +‎ action

NounEdit

subaction (plural subactions)

  1. (computing) An action that makes up part of a more complex action.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.