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ac·ti·vate

 (ăk′tə-vāt′)
tr.v. ac·ti·vat·ed, ac·ti·vat·ing, ac·ti·vates
1. To set in motion; make active or more active.
2. To organize or create (a military unit, for example): activate the National Guard.
3. To treat (sewage) with aeration and bacteria to aid decomposition.
4. Chemistry To accelerate a reaction in, as by heat.
5. Physics To make (a substance) radioactive.
6. Biology To convert (a molecule or cell) into a form that carries out a specific action: activate an enzyme; activate B cells.

ac′ti·va′tion n.
ac′ti·va′tor n.

activation

Order to active duty (other than for training) in the Federal service. See also active duty; federal service.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.activation - stimulation of activity in an organism or chemicalactivation - stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical
indweller - activation by an inner spirit or force or principle; "the Holy Spirit is the indweller of the church and its members"
stimulation - (physiology) the effect of a stimulus (on nerves or organs etc.)
inactivation - the process of rendering inactive; "the gene inactivation system"; "thermal inactivation of serum samples"
2.activation - the activity of causing to have energy and be activeactivation - the activity of causing to have energy and be active
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
electrification - the activity of thrilling or markedly exciting some person or group
invigoration, vivification, animation - the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something
3.activation - making active and effective (as a bomb)activation - making active and effective (as a bomb)
commencement, start, beginning - the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
defusing, deactivation - the act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb)

activation

noun start, triggering, turning on, switching on, animation, arousal, initiation, mobilization, setting in motion, actuation A computer controls the activation of an airbag.
Translations
aktivaatioaktivointi
aktivacija

activation

[ˌæktɪˈveɪʃən] n
[mechanism, alarm, device, camera] → activation f
(CHEMISTRY)activation factivation order n (MILITARY)ordre m d'activation

activation

nAktivierung f

activation

[æktɪˈveɪʃn] nattivazione f
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We chose to focus on the correlation between second messenger activation and inducible ([greater than or equal to] 2-fold) transcriptional activities.
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The patient should (a) have confidence in their ability to understand their doctor's instructions and to know when they should seek further medical care, (b) feel they can effectively communicate with their doctor, and (c) have the ability and motivation to educate themselves or seek more information on health care (such as medical conditions, symptoms, treatments, and test results), all of which would indicate high patient activation.
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A plot of shift factors as a function of temperature was linear with an activation energy of 92 kilojoules/mole.

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