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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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Pharmaceutical industry uses activated carbon as an antidote to poison caused by toxins ingestion.
In another 2014 study, rats with induced chronic renal failure were fed mixtures containing 20 percent activated charcoal, and they also experienced improved kidney function, and a reduced rate of kidney inflammation and damage.
The Philippines is the seventh top exporter of activated carbon in the world just behind Belgium.
When added to food -- the coconut variety is most widely used in this instance -- activated charcoal transforms the familiar color palette of white, beige and brown to a startling dark black.
With the FineVine Activated Charcoal Mud Mask, one can easily detox it's nose, neck, hand, foot, body and face in no time.
And while some have warned that activated charcoal may be too abrasive for regular use as a toothpaste, My Magic Mud says its products have undergone extensive testing to ensure that they are safe and effective, and they are endorsed by many dentists.
Rangabhashiyam and collaborators studied the adsorption capacity of activated carbons activated with H3PO4, Zn[Cl.sub.2] and KOH and prepared from agricultural wastes like shell of cocoa, almond, sugarcane, among others; for toxic dyes removal from the textile industry, achieving adsorption capacities up to 147 mg/g (9).
"There are only certain substances that activated charcoal [AC] will bind to and therefore its use as a 'detox substance' is unwarranted," explains Charlotte.
Caption: Consuming activated charcoal may be dangerous
Keywords: Moringa, activated carbon, chemical activation, adsorption
As shown in the chart below, some 78.6% of smartphones in Mexico during Q1 2016 boasted an activated FM chip.
Connect Roaming packages range among four attractive options with prices starting from SR50 for the daily package of 500 MB and can be activated by sending the code "safar 1" to 1100, whereas the weekly package of 2 GB size with the price of SR150 can be activated by sending the code "safar 2." It is possible to subscribe in the weekly package with more data volume and a price of SR250, which can be activated by sending the code "safar 3" to 1100.