actuated actuated

Definition(s):

  • (adj) moved to action

Usage(s):

  1. Seeley, who lost both arms at 14 when he was run over by a train, now works his electric arm by six switches which are actuated by twitches of his shoulder muscles.
  2. But Publisher Conners was not actuated purely by disapproval of tabloid technic.
  3. Health was given as the primary reason by 171 women; economic reasons actuated 156.

News

  • Avid revamps the BB7 disc brake

    Avid has given the venerable BB7 disc brake a bit of a facelift, adding lighter stainless steel hardware and giving the brake a shiny black anodized finish. The updated BB7S uses the same stainless hardware introduced for the BB7 Road SL last fall. The BB7s also comes with Avid’s HS1 rotor. The construction and mechanics of this cable-actuated disc brake remain unchanged. The BB7S still has a ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: BikeRadar

Quotes

  1. As Madison described them, "By a faction, I understand a number of citizens, whether amounting to a majority or a minority of the whole, who are united and actuated by some common impulse or passion, or of interest, adversed to the rights of other...
    on Aug 23, 2004 By: James Madison Source: American Daily

  2. Eric Brown, managing director of Paul Brown Stadium Ltd., which runs the stadium for owner Hamilton County, asked in a letter to the city that stadium employees who are familiar with firearms be allowed to use an "air-actuated pellet rifle" to...
    on Sep 28, 2007 By: Paul Brown Source: Cincinnati Enquirer

  3. "And the new lights are traffic actuated so the only turn red when someone is coming out of those businesses," Sulzer said.
    on Nov 30, 2007 By: Joe Sulzer Source: Lancaster Eagle Gazette

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