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activate

[′ak·tə‚vāt]
(electricity)
To make a cell or battery operative by addition of a liquid.
(electronics)
To treat the filament, cathode, or target of a vacuum tube to increase electron emission.
(engineering)
To set up conditions so that the object will function as designed or required.
(nucleonics)
To induce radioactivity through bombardment by neutrons or by other types of radiation.
(ordnance)
To bring into existence by official order a unit, post, camp, station, base, or shore activity which has previously been constituted and designated by name or number, or both, so that it can be organized to function in its assigned capacity.
To prepare for active service a naval ship or craft which has been in an inactive or reserve status.
(physics)
To start activity or motion in a device or material.

activate

(1) See trigger.

(2) To interact with an activation server at the time copy-protected software is installed. The install program generates a code that is sent to the activation server, which responds with an authorization code that allows the software to operate. Without the authorization code, the software generally times out.
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The day was concluded at the Fletcher Moss Park Tennis Courts, where the activators undertook a training course on running a fun recreational competition.
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Manufactured in carbon or stainless steel, making the equipment easy to wash down for applications like food processing and beverage bottling, Spiroflow's bin activator is designed to minimise risk in potentially hazardous or explosive environments.
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The Board of Activators comprises seasoned industry leaders, who work alongside our C-level executives, Business Development team, and leaders in our vertical business units of Financial Services, Pharmaceutical, Consumer Goods and Services, and Manufacturing," explains Byron Burpulis, Chief Business Development Officer, at Trellist.
But eight to 12 intravenous injections of liposomes, containing the macrophage activators gamma-interferon, muramyl tripeptide or both, saved 75 percent of Fidler's treated animals.
Delivering the autophagy activators at the late stage of disease progression can ameliorate the motor function, according to Tsai.
announced today a collaboration focused on the research, development and commercialization of skeletal muscle activators.
Dimensional analysis of the expansion characteristics of cellular expanded (sponge) compositions can accurately quantify effects of ingredient changes such as polymers, fillers, plasticizers, blowing agents, activators and cure systems.
Obviously, you're not going to arm people with fibrolytic activators [clot dissolvers] that they could use with abandon," he says.
TAT) was established in 2005 to further the development of small molecule telomerase activators identified in a scientific collaboration between scientists at Geron and HKUST.
The concentrate and activators are low hazard irritants, so handling and storage are straightforward.