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Activation   /ˌæktəvˈeɪʃən/   Listen

Stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical.
The activity of causing to have energy and be active.  Synonyms: activating, energizing.
Making active and effective (as a bomb).

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"Activation" Quotes from Famous Books

... shop, Paul Chernov carefully inspected the alignment of the numeric controlled laser microbeam milling and boring machine, brought it to a focus on a work piece, and pressed an activation switch that started the last pattern of tiny capillary holes in the quartz on which he was working. In moments the pattern ...
— Where I Wasn't Going • Walt Richmond

... The fact that it is not every cell that can continue to grow when separated from the organism is not in itself an objection to this theory, any more than it is an objection to the individual life of a bee that it cannot continue to exist apart from the swarm. The activation of the forces existing within the cell depends on conditions which the cell encounters only in connection with ...
— Form and Function - A Contribution to the History of Animal Morphology • E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell

Words linked to "Activation" :   animation, deactivation, start, stimulation, invigoration, activate, beginning, inactivation, vivification, activating, commencement, activity, indweller, electrification

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