Straight, constant, without interruption. (adjective)
Examples of word direct
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-- _Rewrite these same sentences, changing the direct quotations and questions to indirect, and the indirect to direct_.
If there are any who imagine, that positive and direct evidence is absolutely necessary to conviction, they are much mistaken; it is a mistake, I believe, very common with those who commit offences: they fancy that they are secure because they are not seen at the moment; but you may prove their guilt as conclusively, perhaps even more satisfactorily, by _circumstantial evidence_, as by any _direct evidence_ that can possibly be given.
The Hindu Yogis, or rather those who instruct their pupils in _ "Raja Yoga," _ give their students directions whereby they may _direct_ their sub-conscious minds to perform mental tasks for them, just as one may direct another to perform a task.
I use the term direct acting, because I dispensed with the beam and parallel motion, which was generally considered the correct mode of transferring the action of the piston to the crank.
The term direct action is often misunderstood as illegal actions.
It wasn't something particularly obscure either, but in the end I got so bored waiting I ordered it from the label direct and had it in a week.