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1. An act that requires use of resources or time. In Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), an activity is represented by an arrow on a PERT chart.

2. In investing, the amount of a security's relative trading volume; that is, the amount of money flowing into and out of a security in trading. A high amount of activity means that many shares of the security are being bought and sold at a high rate, while a low level of activity indicates the opposite.


The amount of relative trading volume in a security.
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Super (1980) included leisure activity as one of nine major life roles, of which the sequence and combination inform one's career.
Model 3 tested the effect of leisure activity involvement on Internet addiction.
A Gallup poll in 1938 found that 21% claimed reading as their favorite leisure activity, followed by movies and theater (17%), dancing (12%), and listening to the radio and playing games, such as cards (both 9%; John P.
Alison Park, co-author of the study, said: "These findings don't prove that a particular leisure activity causes ill-health or promotes civic engagement.
Rendered in a cartoonish style with black lines, this image of a kind of domestic Tower of Babel pointed to the absurdity of leisure activity.
The results are discussed in terms of the practical and theoretical implications of the relationship between gender and age in leisure activity participation.
The primary motivation for participating in this type of leisure activity, and the most frequently mentioned aspect of arcades which was liked, was to meet friends and hang around; it was implied that this occurred without adult supervision.
People gravitate toward things that are easier to evaluate, and it's easier to figure out the value of a paid hour than it is, say, the value of an hour spent in a leisure activity.
Data were collected in two face-to-face interviews (see Table 1) and one observation of each participant's engagement in a leisure activity of choice.
Not only do we have the potential for helping youngsters develop an interest in a lifetime leisure activity, we have the opportunity to encourage learning about the aquatic ecosystems that support fishing.
The patent entitled "System for Marketing Leisure Activity Services Through Pre-Paid Tickets" represents the first issued, in a series of patent applications relating to unique "non-monetary" magnetic strip gift ticket.