act  of  possession.  1.  The  exercise  of  physical  control  over  a  corporeal  thing,  movable  or

immovable,  with the intent to own it. 2. Conduct indicating an intent to  claim  property as one’s

own;  esp.,  conduct  that  supports  a  claim  of  adverse  possession.  [Cases:  Adverse  Possession

14–26. C.J.S. Adverse Possession §§ 30–47.] [Blacks Law 8th]