The original family who had begun to build a palace to rival Nonesuch had died out before they had put up little more than the gateway, so that the actual structure which had come down to posterity retained the secret magic of a promise rather than the overpowering splendour of a great architectural achievement.
The yawning gap in neuroscientists’ understanding of their topic is in the intermediate scale of the brain’s anatomy. Science has a passable knowledge of how individual nerve cells, known as neurons, work. It also knows which visible lobes and ganglia of the brain do what. But how the neurons are organised in these lobes and ganglia remains obscure. Yet this is the level of organisation that does the actual thinking—and is, presumably, the seat of consciousness.
Used in the Middle of Sentence
For me, it isn't so much about the actual hunting as much as the woodsmanship and skills that come into play at every stage of a hunt.
The actual at-risk population was limited to those directly exposed and could be quarantined or monitored.
This years projections are above prior year actuals by five percent.
Used in the Beginning of Sentence
Actual possession of land gives a good title against a stranger having no title.
Meaning of actual for the defined word.
Grammatically, this word "actual" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.