any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically; "the level of activity declines with age"
an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"
a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
the state of being active; "his sphere of activity"; "he is out of action"
(chemistry) the capacity of a substance to take part in a chemical reaction; "catalytic activity"
an avoidance of danger or difficulty; "that was a narrow escape"
an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy; "romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life"; "his alcohol problem was a form of escapism"
nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do; "his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"; "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"
issue or leak, as from a small opening; "Gas escaped into the bedroom"
a valve in a container in which pressure can build up (as a steam boiler); it opens automatically when the pressure reaches a dangerous level
fail to experience; "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"
the discharge of a fluid from some container; "they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe"; "he had to clean up the leak"
escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away
small Old World falcon formerly trained and flown at small birds
a child's plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockers; the child straddles it and pretends to ride