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Definition of the noun activating

What does activating mean as a name of something?


  1. the activity of causing to have energy and be active

Definition of the adjective activating

What does activating mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. causing motion or action or change
    • adjective position: attributive adjective (it occurs before the noun)
    • synonym of activating: actuating
    • similar: causative

Phrases with Activating

  1. activating agent
  2. reticular activating system
  3. self-activating

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Google previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance

PAF = phosphodiesterase-activating factor PAF = platelet-activating factor PAF = platelet aggregating factor PAF = pollen adherence factor PAF = progressive autonomic failure PAF = pulmonary arteriovenous fistula PAF-A = platelet- activating ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Immunology, Third Edition (2009)

by Julius M. Cruse, Robert E. Lewis

neutrophil activating peptide 2 (NAP-2) Multiple immunomodulatory activities have been attributed to these substances. neuropilin A ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of toxicology (2005)

Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson

Two other proteins are involved in determining the state of the Ras proteins: GAPs (GTPase activating proteins), which catalyze the GDP bound state; and GEFs (guanine nucleotide exchange factor), which catalyze the release of bound GDP, ...

Google previewJablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations (2008)

by Stanley Jablonski

paroxysmal atrial fibrillation; peroxisomal assembly factor; phosphodiesterase- activating factor; plain abdominal film;platelet-activating factor;platelet- aggregating factor;pollenadherence factor; population- attributable fractions; premenstrual ...

Google previewRÖMPP Encyclopedia Natural Products, 1st Edition, 2000 (2014)

by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich

platelet activating factor; a physiologically active *ether lipid (alkoxylipid) that was first isolated from blood leukocytes. PAF is formed in many animal tissues as the result ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning (2011)

by Norbert M. Seel

Positive activating emotions such as enjoyment of learning are posited to (a) preserve cognitive resources and focus attention on the task, (b) promote the development of interest and intrinsic motivation, and (c) facilitate the use of flexible ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biological Chemistry (2013)

Ultimately, agonist binding or constitutively activating mutations are predicted to lead to conformational changes within the serpentine domain that stabilize it in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)

Volume One by Larry R. Squire

The reticular activating system (RAS) serves to modulate these oscillations ( ascending inhibition or decreased excitation will serve to slow these rhythms, whereas ascending excitation or disinhibition will speed up rhythms) depending on ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2008)

by Manfred Schwab

angiogenesis, tumor progression and metastatization Plasminogen Activating System. Figure 1 Schematic representation of the major biological processes involving the plasminogen activating system.

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Time is right, that man awaken
By fully activating “Junk DNA”
Fruit won’t fall till tree is shaken
Then “Law of One” we shall obey

ROTMS (Ray Lucero)
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Scrabble value of A1C3T1I1V4A1T1I1N1G2

The value of this 10-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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