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Definition of the noun activation

What does activation mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: activations

  1. stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical
  2. the activity of causing to have energy and be active
  3. making active and effective (as a bomb)

Alternative definition of the noun activation


  1. Making active and effective.
  2. [physics] The process of making a radioisotope by bombarding a stable element with neutrons or protons.

Specialised definition of the noun activation

Glossary of sports

the process of getting into an alert state of readiness for action (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)


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  1. Activation: Актива́ція — збудження чогось, наприклад, молекул, атомів; перехід молекули з неактивного стану в стан з енергією, достатньою для здійснення хімічної реакції, наприклад, механохімічна активація .
  2. Activation: To cause something to start or to stimulate activity.

Phrases with Activation

Phrases starting with the word Activation:

  1. activation energy
  2. Activation analysis

Phrases ending with the word Activation:

  1. Ch Activation
  2. energy of activation

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Google previewElectrocardiography (ECG) (2013)

by Jean-Jacques Goy, Jean-Christophe Stauffer, Jürg Schlaepfer, Pierre Christeler

Cardiac activation is a depolarisation, with constant changes in direction and amplitude, recorded by the ECG.

Cardiac activation is the sum of all the phenomena of depolarisation and repolarisation of the atrium and the ventricles.

Google previewMetabolic Brain Diseases—Advances in Research and Treatment: 2012 Edition (2012)


Wernicke Encephalopathy CHUM, Montreal: Microglial activation is a major contributor to neurologic dysfunction in thiamine deficiency “In Wernicke's encephalopathy and thiamine deficiency (TD), the cause of this brain disorder, development ...

Google previewCulture and Welfare State (2008)

Values and Social Policy in Comparative Perspective by Wim van Oorschot, Michael Opielka, Birgit Pfau-Effinger

As a first approximation, activation refers to the idea that income maintenance and employment promotion should be linked to each...

The rationale for activation is that it is better both for the individual and society that the individual be 'active'; ...

Google previewYou Are The Creator of Your Life: An Operation Manual for the Human Being

by Thomas Michael Powell

An Activation is the triggering of an ID Mass from the subconscious = out of perception = out of experience to consciousness = experience = FEEL. Activations of NIR Masses work the same as any involuntary stimulation of your memories, ...

Google previewBiology and Pathology of the Oocyte (2013)

Role in Fertility, Medicine and Nuclear Reprograming by Alan Trounson, Roger Gosden, Ursula Eichenlaub-Ritter

Egg activation refers to the early events that occur in the egg (or oocyte) that start embryo development.

Google previewPlants for Toxicity Assessment (1991)

Second Volume by Joseph W. Gorsuch

ABSTRACT: Plant activation is the process by which promutagenic agents are activated into mutagens by plant systems. Many promutagens are activated by plants as well as by the familiar mammalian microsomal monooxygenase systems.

Google previewBuilding Evaluation (1989)

by Wolfgang F.E. Preiser

CHAPTER 8 TOWARDS AN ACTIVATION PROCESS MODEL Wolfgang F. E Preiser, John P. Petronis, and Ingrid B. Vigil Architectural Research Consultants, Inc. Albuquerque, New Mexico ABSTRACT Activation is the process of preparing ...

Google previewBacterial Evasion of Host Immune Responses (2003)

by Brian Henderson, Petra C. F. Oyston

and antibody-mediated complement activation is the production of II.

Google previewSurface Passivation and Junction Engineering in Silicon (2011)

The poor n-type dopant activation is a well known problem for Ge and is addressed in Chapter 4 of this thesis. Modified pre-diffusion clean for Ge surface [12] – This includes surface organics ...

Google previewSignal Transduction in the Cardiovascular System in Health and Disease (2008)

by Ashok K. Srivastava, Madhu B. Anand-Srivastava

Chapter 4 The Role of the Beta-Adrenergic Signal Transduction Pathway in Myocardial Protection Johan Moolman, Erna Marais, Sonia Genade, Syanda Makaula, and Amanda Lochner Abstract Beta-adrenergic activation is a major factor ...

Google previewRenal Cancer (2011)


The promotion of this activity results in cell growth and survival, and mTOR TSC1 TSC2 Rheb GTP is retained in active conformation to signal mTOR pathway activation is a potent promoter of tumorigenesis. Unlike the situation with VHL, TSC ...

Google previewMetallurgical Coatings and Thin Films 1990 (2012)

by B.D. Sartwell

The early experience of growing diamond films from a carbon-carrying vapour initially on diamond seed crystals and then on different substrates with plasma and hot filament activation is the experimental basis for diamond film growth today ...

Google previewThe Bilingual Mental Lexicon (2009)

Interdisciplinary Approaches by Aneta Pavlenko

Modeling Audio-visual Integration During Bilingual Language Processing Computational models of bilingual language processing currently include the Bilingual Interactive Activation model (BIA and its modified version BIA') (Dijkstra et al., ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience (2010)

It is important to note that the findings on the neural regulation of conditioned drug-seeking responses in the animal literature are consistent with brain- activation patterns observed in functional brain imaging studies of cue-induced craving in ...

Google previewReading and the Mental Lexicon (2013)

by Marcus Taft

OVERVIEW The model that has been developed during the course of this monograph is one where information about the whole word is accessed via the activation of sublexical units ranging from letters, through bodies, to morphemes.

Google previewThe Multilingual Lexicon (2007)

by Jasone Cenoz, Britta Hufeisen, U. Jessner

ACTIVATION. OF. LEMMAS. IN. THE. MULTILINGUAL. MENTAL. LEXICON. AND . TRANSFER. IN. THIRD. LANGUAGE. LEARNING. 1. INTRODUCTION This chapter describes the composite elements of the multilingual mental lexicon and ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

See activation. activated carbon (activated charcoal; active carbon), a highly adsorbent form of carbon produced by heating wood or other organic matter (e.g., coconut shells, bones) to a temperature of 800-900°C in the absence of air (and in ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Condensed Matter Physics (2004)

by Charles P. Poole, Jr.

One of the experimental methods for determining the activation energy is the measurement of the rate of a process at various temperatures while keeping the parameter a constant, then drawing a plot of ln ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sleep and Dreams (2012)

The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber by Deirdre Barrett, Patrick McNamara

Allan Hobson formulated the activation synthesis hypothesis of dreaming in 1975 and first published a detailed account of this theory in 1977. Originally designed ...

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By making loans that can’t be paid back
Their goal “New World Order” activation
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