1. direct action a protest action by labor or minority groups to obtain their demands
  2. direct quotation a report of the exact words used in a discourse
  3. drug addiction an addiction to a drug (especially a narcotic drug)
  4. decortication removal of the outer covering of an organ or part
  5. direction a line leading to a place or point
  6. domestication adaptation to close association with human beings
  7. jurisdiction the territory within which power can be exercised
  8. dictionary a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words
  9. redaction the act of putting something in writing
  10. prediction a statement made about the future
  11. circumduction a circular movement of a limb or eye
  12. detection the perception or discovery that something has occurred
  13. transaction conducting business within or between groups
  14. deduction the act of removing a part from the whole
  15. decoction the extraction of water-soluble drug substances by boiling
  16. direct correlation a correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with large values of the other and small with small; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and +1
  17. recollection the process of remembering
  18. rectification the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake
  19. protection the activity of shielding someone or something
  20. direct current an electric current that flows in one direction steadily

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