Definition of Delayed action

1. Noun. A mechanism that automatically delays the release of a camera shutter for a fixed period of time so that the photographer can appear in the picture.

Group relationships: Camera, Photographic Camera
Generic synonyms: Mechanism



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Delayed Action

delative
delative case
delative cases
delator
delators
delavirdine
delaware
delay
delay differential equation
delay differential equations
delay line
delayable
delayed
delayed-action
delayed-action preparations
delayed action (current term)
delayed allergy
delayed coma after hypoxia
delayed conduction
delayed dentition
delayed eruption
delayed flap
delayed gastric emptying
delayed graft
delayed hypersensitivity
delayed implantation
delayed reaction
delayed reaction experiment
delayed rectifier channel
delayed reflex

Literary usage of Delayed action

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1902)
"A delayed action of about (one-thousandth part of a second is therefore necessary, and it cannot be produced in any ordinary way. ..."

2. Notes on the United States Supreme Court Reports: Supplementary to Rose's by Charles Lawrence Thompson, United States Supreme Court, Walter Malins Rose (1905)
"294, holding railroad estopped to plead statute where plaintiff in reliance upon assurance of company's officer in charge of negotiations delayed action. ..."

3. A Text-book of Ordnance and Gunnery: Prepared for the Use of Cadets of the U by Lawrence Laurenson Bruff (1896)
"Delayed-action Fuzes—The Merriam Delayed-action Faze— Action of Fuze. A delayed-action fuze is one which is prepared for action by the shock of discharge, ..."

4. A Text-book of Ordnance and Gunnery by Lawrence Laurenson Bruff (1896)
"Delayed-action Fuzes—The Merriam Delayed-action Faze— Action of Fuze. A delayed-action fuze is one which is prepared for action by the shock of discharge, ..."

5. A Text-book of Ordnance and Gunnery: Prepared for the Use of Cadets of the U by Lawrence Laurenson Bruff (1896)
"Delayed-action Fuzes—The Merriam Delayed-action Fuze— Action of Fuze. A delayed-action fuze is one which is prepared for action by the shock of discharge, ..."

6. The Discipline of the School by Frances Milton Irene Morehouse (1914)
"Advantages of Immediate action Advantages of delayed action perplexing that it is difficult to decide upon any very definite means of choosing between the ..."

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