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activate

ak tuh vayt

  • v  put in motion or move to act
  • v  make active or more active
    activate an old file
  • v  make more adsorptive
    activate a metal
  • v  aerate (sewage) so as to favor the growth of organisms that decompose organic matter
  • v  make (substances) radioactive

  • Understanding how to override the microRNA could allow scientists to activate the virus and then kill it using acyclovir.
  • If the wearer feels threatened in any way, she (so far it's only for women) can activate a switch in either palm that blasts an 80,000-volt electrical pulse through the jacket's .
  • It turns out that when people who are at highest risk of Alzheimer's try to recognize a famous name, their brains activate in very different ways from those of people who aren't at .
News & Articles

  • Mariners activate Gutierrez from 60-day DL
    SEATTLE (AP) -- The Seattle Mariners activated outfielder Franklin Gutierrez from the 60-day disabled list and placed outfielder/first baseman Mike Morse on the 15-day disabled list with a right quad injury.
    June 23, 2013 - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports
  • Mariners activate Gutierrez, place Morse on DL
    Seattle, WA (Sports Network) - Outfielder Franklin Gutierrez was activated from the 60-day disabled list and the team placed outfielder Michael Morse on the 15-day DL on Saturday.
    June 23, 2013 - WGRZ-TV Buffalo
  • Royals activate OF Dyson, send Getz to Triple-A
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals created a logjam in the outfield and shortage of depth across the infield on Saturday when they activated outfielder Jarrod Dyson from the disabled list and sent second baseman Chris Getz to Triple-A Omaha.
    June 22, 2013 - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports
Quotes

  • Margaret Chan in AFP
    All countries should immediately now activate their pandemic preparedness plans,WHO chief Margaret Chan said as she raised the alert to five on a scale of six following WHO health expert talks in Geneva.
  • Jawad al-Bolani in Arab News
    I do believe that launching major military operations against Al-Qaeda is no longer needed and that there is a need to activate the intelligence side,Al-Bolani said in an interview at his office in a former Saddam Hussein palace on the edge...
  • Tony Dungy in International Herald Tribune
    There are political forces who welcome the withdrawal of American troops from Iraq, but there are also fears from other forces of the possibility that militias and al-Qaida might activate again and ...... some neighboring countries would snatch... Izzadine Saleem http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ezzedine_Salim&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE-3LcKIBZ8Pr7399TGA8mCkXYheQ FOXNews http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.foxnews.com/wires/2008Sep05/0,4670,Iraq,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFPB4oywSiXKz6QO944K5Y9h1SI1Q Sep 5, 2008 1031 1642 activated We have a chance to get Peyton activated and out to practice. So we'll see how that goes," Colts coach Tony Dungy said Monday.

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