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Actual

adverb

1) Involving or comprising action; active.

2) Existing in act or reality; really acted or acting; in fact; real; -- opposed to potential, possible, virtual, speculative, conceivable, theoretical, or nominal; as, the actual cost of goods; the actual case under discussion.

3) In action at the time being; now exiting; present; as the actual situation of the country.

noun

1) Something actually received; real, as distinct from estimated, receipts.

Examples Sentences for

Actual

1) The program , which airs on the History Channel , consists of former fighter pilots sharing their stories of Actual dogfights in which they took part , and uses computer-generated imagery -LRB- CGI -RRB- to give the viewer a better perspective of what it is like to partake in aerial combat
2) It is convenient in a way that moralizing involves a backward glance, since it means that morality is unlikely to interfere with your Actual behaviour in the present.
3) Except when she used the few Actual words in her vocabulary, like “bottle,” “mommy,” and “bite,” most people had trouble understanding what it was that Sunny was saying
4) There is, then, a tension between the Actual events of a Fielding novel, which suggest that the world is a fairly grim place, and the formal organization of those events, which suggests symmetry, poetic justice and harmonious resolution.
5) The recluse does not believe that a philosopherósupposing that a philosopher has always in the first place been a recluseóever expressed his Actual and ultimate opinions in books: are not books written precisely to hide what is in us?óindeed, he will doubt whether a philosopher CAN have ultimate and Actualsopinions at all; whether behind every cave in him there is not, and must necessarily be, a still deeper cave: an ampler, stranger, richer world beyond the surface, an abyss behind every bottom, beneath every foundation.í
6) These are the reflections of the first days; but when the lapse of time proves the reality of the evil, then the Actual bitterness of grief commences.
7) Since very few Actual implementations of heat engines exactly match their underlying thermodynamic cycles , one could say that a thermodynamic cycle is an ideal case of a mechanical engine
8) When their promised visit to the Park and consequent introduction to these young ladies took place, they found in the appearance of the eldest, who was nearly thirty, with a very plain and not a sensible face, nothing to admire; but in the other, who was not more than two or three and twenty, they acknowledged considerable beauty; her features were pretty, and she had a sharp quick eye, and a smartness of air, which though it did not give Actual elegance or grace, gave distinction to her person.— Their manners were particularly civil, and Elinor soon allowed them credit for some kind of sense, when she saw with what constant and judi144 Sense and Sensibility cious attention they were making themselves agreeable to Lady Middleton.
9) He is also the Actual father of blues musician Big Bill Morganfield
10) The Actual rural community is one of struggling tenant farmers and a bull-headed resistance to change.
11) Woolf’s distaste for the linear partly reflects her distance from the unavoidably cause-and-effect nature of Actual political struggle.
12) There is nothing in the Actual world to back it up.
13) Analysis of an Actual experiment found this to be false when it was found that to collapse a quantum wave-function , measurement alone is sufficient -LRB- for example by a Geiger counter -RRB- , rather than conscious observation of the measurement
14) These tasks often entail the embalming and burial or cremation of the dead , as well as the planning and arrangement of the Actual funeral ceremony
15) Although it has traditionally had the alternative names Persian Lynx , Egyptian Lynx and African Lynx , it is no longer considered to be an Actual lynx
16) Those with depressed personalities, however, experience situations and people independent of Actual events
17) Allegedly , the TOS only applies to the website , vuze.com , and not the software , however the Actual TOS include the application as part of the platform
18) There is perhaps nothing so admirable in Christianity and Buddhism as their art of teaching even the lowest to elevate themselves by piety to a seemingly higher order of things, and thereby to retain their satisfaction with the Actual world in which they find it difficult enough to liveóthis very difficulty being necessary. 62.
19) Against this kind of good-willíóa will to the 132 Beyond Good and Evil veritable, Actual negation of lifeóthere is, as is generally acknowledged nowadays, no better soporific and sedative than skepticism, the mild, pleasing, lulling poppy of skepticism; and Hamlet himself is now prescribed by the doctors of the day as an antidote to the spirit,sand its underground noises.
20) Thus speaking, and sobbing aloud, the unhappy creature turned away; while Rose Maylie, overpowered by this extraordinary interview, which had more the semblance of a rapid dream than an Actual occurance, sank into a chair, and endeavoured to collect her wandering thoughts.
21) Depth charts also tend to resemble the Actual position locations of certain players
22) When their promised visit to the Park and consequent introduction to these young ladies took place, they found in the appearance of the eldest, who was nearly thirty, with a very plain and not a sensible face, nothing to admire; but in the other, who was not more than two or three and twenty, they acknowledged considerable beauty; her features were pretty, and she had a sharp quick eye, and a smartness of air, which though it did not give Actual elegance or grace, gave distinction to her person.— Their manners were particularly civil, and Elinor soon allowed them credit for some kind of sense, when she saw with what constant and judi144 Sense and Sensibility cious attention they were making themselves agreeable to Lady Middleton.
23) Hind suggested that the symbol for the asteroid should be `` A dove carrying an olive-branch , with a star on its head ' , but an Actual drawing of the symbol was never made before the use of graphical symbols to represent asteroids was no longer used
24) The Car The Great Gatsby raways are something of a clan and we have a tradition that we’re descended from the Dukes of Buccleuch, but the Actual founder of my line was my grandfather’s brother who came here in fifty-one, sent a substitute to the Civil War and started the wholesale hardware business that my father carries on today.
25) He trailed off, the pressure of his grip hard enough to reveal his distress at his inadequacy without Actual words
26) He wrote a short letter in reference to an etymology in the Oxford English Dictionary in which he named his brother , the painter and writer Josef apek , as its Actual originator
27) Gone is the Actual person with his strengths and flaws
28) Civilization is merely a subtle form of barbarism; in fact, it is in some ways worse than Actual barbarism, since to live it out self-consciously, as the decadent Kurtz does, is to exacerbate it.
29) However , Diffie-Hellman key exchange did not address the `` identity authentication ' problem of being sure of the Actual identity of the person or an entity
30) Lorem ipsum can also be placeholder text in mock-ups of visual design projects before the Actual words are put into the finished product