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Meaning of Activating in English

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Activating

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Noun

1. activating, activation, energizing

the activity of causing to have energy and be active

Adjective

2. activating, actuating

causing motion or action or change

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Activating

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verb (transitive)
1. 
to make active or capable of action
2. physics
to make radioactive
3. chemistry
a. 
to increase the rate of (a reaction)
b. 
to treat (a substance, such as carbon or alumina) so as to increase powers of adsorption
4. physiology
to prepare by arousal (the body or one of its organs (e.g. the brain)) for action
5. 
to purify (sewage) by aeration
6. US military
to create, mobilize, or organize (a unit)

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Activating

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verb transitiveWord forms: ˈactiˌvated or ˈactiˌvating
1. 
to make active; cause to engage in activity
2. 
to put (an inactive military unit) on an active status by assigning personnel, equipment, etc. to it
3. 
to make radioactive
4. 
to make capable of reacting or of accelerating a chemical reaction
5. 
to treat (sewage) with air so that aerobes will become active in it, thus purifying it

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Activating

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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.

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