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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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Quantity of each type of CAS activation within data set.

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