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ACTAmerican College Test
ACTActive
ACTActivity
ACTActual
ACTAmerican College Testing
ACTArms Control Today (magazine)
ACTAction by Churches Together
ACTActive (Telabs)
ACTAustralian Capital Territory (Australian state/territory)
ACTActual (Sprint)
ACTActor
ACTAmerican Council for Technology
ACTAncestors
ACTActivation
ACTActive Control Technology
ACTApplication Compatibility Toolkit
ACTAllied Command Transformation
ACTAssertive Community Treatment
ACTAmerica Coming Together
ACTAdvanced Clutch Technology (automobile)
ACTAmerican Conservatory Theater (Repertory Theatre Company In San Francisco, CA)
ACTAssociation for Competitive Technology
ACTAction Tracking
ACTAction for Children's Television
ACTAmazon Conservation Team
ACTAlliance for Coastal Technologies (NOAA funded partnership)
ACTAnti-Car Theft
ACTActivated Clotting Time
ACTArtemisinin-Based Combination Therapy
ACTAssociation for Commuter Transportation
ACTAssociation for Children's Palliative Care (Bristol, UK)
ACTAdvanced Concept Technology
ACTAssociation of Corporate Treasurers
ACTAdvanced Computer Technology
ACTAdvance Corporation Tax
ACTAdvanced Cell Technology Inc. (cloning research company)
ACTArts & Culture Trust (South Africa)
ACTAdvanced Communication Technology
ACTAutomated Confirmation Transaction Service (NASD)
ACTAssociation of Commercial Television in Europe (Brussels, Belgium)
ACTAssociation of Civilian Technicians
ACTAdaptive Computing Technology
ACTAccurate Complete Timely
ACTAdvanced Concepts Team (European Space Agency)
ACTAdaptive Control of Thought
ACTAverage Cycle Time
ACTAlliance for Cannabis Therapeutics
ACTAir Cargo Terminal
ACTAlliance for Children and Television (Canada)
ACTAcoustical Ceiling Tile
ACTAdvanced Concepts and Technology (US Army)
ACTAgents Council for Technology Act (insurance; ecommerce)
ACTAlliance of Concerned Teachers (Philippines)
ACTApologetics Coordination Team
ACTArtist Trading Card
ACTAir Charge Temperature (automotive sensor)
ACTAdvanced Corporation Tax
ACTAssociation of Consumers and Taxpayers (New Zealand political party)
ACTAir Combat Tactics
ACTAttitude Control Thrusters
ACTAircrew Coordination Training
ACTAutomatic Custody Transfer
ACTAid for College Tuition
ACTAll Children Together (Northern Ireland)
ACTAssociation for Citizenship Teaching (UK)
ACTAmerican College of Theriogenologists
ACTAcyl-CoA Thioester Hydrolase
ACTAnnual Change Traffic
ACTAlternative Control Technology
ACTAssociation of Christian Therapists
ACTAssociation of Classroom Teachers
ACTArbre À Cames En Tête (French: overhead camshaft)
ACTAdvanced Composites Technology
ACTAdvanced Coating Technology (for chemical resistant labels)
ACTAden Container Terminal
ACTActive Citizenship Today (Constitutional Rights Foundation)
ACTAutoridad de Carreteras y Transportación (Spanish)
ACTActivator of CREM in Testis
ACTAdvance Corporate Tax
ACTAlliance for Converging Technologies (now called Digital 4Sight)
ACTAcoustic Charge Transport
ACTAdvanced Corporate Tax
ACTAdvanced Configuration Tool
ACTAgenda for Children Tomorrow (New York City program)
ACTAbuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc.
ACTAlliance for Competitive Telecommunications
ACTActual Cycle Time
ACTActivated Complex Theory
ACTAir Control Team
ACTAxial Computed Tomography
ACTAsociación de Clubes de Traineras (Spanish: Boat-Racing Clubs Association)
ACTAdvance Computer Technology (Program)
ACTAlabama–Coosa–Tallapoosa River Basin Compact
ACTActivity Bit
ACTAlachua Conservation Trust (Florida, USA)
ACTApplied Creative Technologies
ACTAtmospheric Chemical-Transport
ACTWaco, TX, USA - Madison Cooper (Airport Code)
ACTAnalysis Control Team
ACTAlliance for Community Transformation (Lagos, Nigeria)
ACTAfrican Conservation Trust
ACTAlternating Current Transformer
ACTApproach Control Tower (aviation)
ACTArchitecture Characterization Template
ACTApollo Civic Theatre
ACTAmerican Cell Technology
ACTAccess Control Technologies, Inc.
ACTAlternate Cover Test (ophthalmology)
ACTAmarillo City Transit
ACTAdvanced Concepts and Technologies International, LLC
ACTAction for Conservation through Tourism (UK)
ACTAssociated Conservatives of Texas
ACTApplied Computerized Telephony (HP)
ACTActivity Coordination Team
ACTAsociación de Cooperación Tecnica (Technical Cooperation Association, Guatemala)
ACTApplication Center for Technology
ACTAcquisition Coordination Team
ACTAromatherapy Conference Tours
ACTAdditional Centre Tank
ACTActual Cost of Testing
ACTActive Control Technique
ACTAfrican-American Collective Theater (Washington, DC)
ACTAdvantage Coaching and Training
ACTAir Cherenkov Telescope
ACTAmerican Combat Teams
ACTAdvertising Club of Toronto
ACTAdvance Corporate Training Ltd.
ACTAction Collaboration Team
ACTAlgebraic Compiler and Translator
ACTAdvocacy, Communications, and Training
ACTAdvanced Component Technologies, Inc.
ACTAsynchronous Control Transfer
ACTAmericans for Competitive Telecommunications
ACTAtmospheric Corrosion Testing
ACTAdvanced CMOS, TTL Compatible (integrated circuit type description)
ACTActual Control Technology
ACTAccounting, Consulting & Training
ACTAmerican Corporations for Thailand
ACTAdvanced Concepts Test
ACTAcademy of the Company Theatre (Norwell, MA)
ACTAccount Control Table
ACTAutomatic Call Tracking (Sprint)
ACTAIDS Counseling and Training
ACTAnalysis Compliance & Training
ACTAbsolute Congestion Threshold (Newbridge)
ACTAdministrative Council Team
ACTAircrew Combative Training (AirCare International Ltd.)
ACTAnalysis of Complexity Tool
ACTAir Contract Transportation Tag (US postal service)
ACTAmericans for Conservative Training (grassroots political organization)
ACTAluminum Clay Tool (well logging)
ACTAdvanced Cordless Technologies (Europe)
ACTAgape Copeland Train (South Africa)
ACTArctic Cat Technology
ACTAugmented Catalytic Thruster
ACTAirborne Communications Terminal
ACTAutomatic Cobb Tester (water uptake tester)
ACTArkansas CAMA Technology, Inc (Hot Springs, AR)
ACTAnagram and Copy Treatment (speech-language pathology)
ACTAssociation of Cleaning Technicians (NJ, NY, PA, CT, MD, VA)
ACTAltitude Compensated Tilt
ACTAdvanced Capability Tanker
ACTAssisted Communication Transactions
ACTActivities, Contacts, Time (Symantec contact manager software)
ACTAutomatic Code Translator
ACTAdvanced Computer Techniques, Inc
ACTAdvanced Communications Transceiver
ACTActive Charge Transport
ACTAcquisition Coordinating Team
ACTAdvanced Customer Testing
ACTAdvanced Cargo Transport
ACTAdvanced Core Test
ACTAnalyst Control Terminal
ACTArmored Cavalry Trainer
ACTAdaptive Client Technology (Rockwell)
ACTAirborne Communications Technician
ACTAutomated Coordinate Transfer
ACTAttack Cycle Timeline (timed events required to attack a target)
ACTApache Crew Trainer
ACTAutomated Control of Trainees
ACTAccount Contact Tool
ACTAdvanced Channelized Transmission
ACTAccess Charge Terminal
ACTAccumulated Cell Time
ACTAdvanced Carbide Test
ACTAnalytical Coordinated Team
ACTApplication Centric Terminal (IBM)
ACTAnalog Cordless Telecommunications
ACTAlliance for Conflict and Transformation (Alexandria, Virginia)
ACTAir Correlation Tracker
ACTAllentown College Theater
ACTAqueous Catch Tank
ACTAutomatic Calibration using Transmitting signals
ACTApplied Cable Technologies (Orlando, FL)
ACTAssociation pour l'Amélioration des Conditions de Travail (French: Association for the Improvement of Working Conditions)
ACTAnalytical Cold Trap
ACTAdvanced Countermeasure(s) Technique(s)
ACTAlabama Contemporary Theater
ACTArte, Color Y Texto (Spanish: Art, Color and Text; Guatemala)
ACTAlternative Construction Technologies, Inc. (Melbourne, FL)
ACTAccess Control Table
ACTAdvanced Conversion Technology
ACTAmerican Cabaret Theatre (Indianapolis, IN)
ACTAccounting Division
ACTAcceptance and Commitment Therapy (clinical psychology)
ACTAdult Crime Tactics (Georgia Department of Human Services)
ACTA-Changin' Times (blog)
ACTAll Century Team (sports)
ACTA Contemporary Theatre (Seattle, WA, USA)
ACTAbout Clinical Trials
ACTAt-Risk Adult Crime Tactics (training program)
ACTApple Certified Trainer (computing)
ACTAuto Club Turkey
ACTAdvisory Committee on Technology (various organizations)
References in classic literature ?
With his own ghostly voice he had exhorted me, on the sacred consideration of my filial duty and reverence towards him -- who might reasonably regard himself as my official ancestor -- to bring his mouldy and moth-eaten lucubrations before the public.
Francis Clare had more in him of the shadow of his ancestors than of the substance.
Admitting that the author cannot himself be supposed to have witnessed those times, he must have lived, you observed, among persons who had acted and suffered in them; and even within these thirty years, such an infinite change has taken place in the manners of Scotland, that men look back upon the habits of society proper to their immediate ancestors, as we do on those of the reign of Queen Anne, or even the period of the Revolution.
Respect for his ancestors excites, in the breast of man, interest in their history, attachment to their characters, concern for their errors, involuntary pride in their virtues.
Such a birth requires, as its antecedents, not only a series of carefully arranged intermarriages, but also a long, continued exercise of frugality and self-control on the part of the would-be ancestors of the coming Equilateral, and a patient, systematic, and continuous development of the Isosceles intellect through many generations.
She seemed to be venting upon this poor defenseless creature all the hatred, cruelty, ferocity, and spite of her nine hundred years, backed by unguessable ages of fierce and brutal ancestors.
She sold all her property excepting the farm of Toucques and the farm of Geffosses, the income of which barely amounted to 5,000 francs; then she left her house in Saint-Melaine, and moved into a less pretentious one which had belonged to her ancestors and stood back of the market-place.
I say at once there are fewer difficulties in holding hereditary states, and those long accustomed to the family of their prince, than new ones; for it is sufficient only not to transgress the customs of his ancestors, and to deal prudently with circumstances as they arise, for a prince of average powers to maintain himself in his state, unless he be deprived of it by some extraordinary and excessive force; and if he should be so deprived of it, whenever anything sinister happens to the usurper, he will regain it.
Certain moral philosophers, with a due disdain of the flimsy foundations of human pride, have shown that every man is equally descended from a million of ancestors, within a given number of generations; thereby demonstrating that no prince exists who does not participate in the blood of some beggar, or any beggar who does not share in the blood of princes.
For those things, whose unmanageableness, even when represented on paper, makes one gasp with a sort of amused horror, were manned by men who are his direct professional ancestors.
The feeling, from being morbid, was changed to a healthful and active desire to emulate the character, the condition, and, peradventure, the wealth of their ancestors also.
They are indeed, as he has said, our ancestors, but they are, if I may use the expression, our contemporary ancestors, who can still be found with all their hideous and formidable characteristics if one has but the energy and hardihood to seek their haunts.