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activated

ak tuh vay tuhd

  • v  put in motion or move to act
  • v  make active or more active
  • v  make more adsorptive
  • v  aerate (sewage) so as to favor the growth of organisms that decompose organic matter
  • v  make (substances) radioactive
  • s  (of sewage) treated with aeration and bacteria to aid decomposition
  • s  (of e.g. a molecule) made reactive or more reactive
  • s  rendered active; e.g. rendered radioactive or luminescent or photosensitive or conductive
  • s  (military) set up and placed on active assignment
    a newly activated unit

  • The husks are heated to 1,600F; the activated carbon (also found in water and air filters) is infused into yarns that make up the material.
  • Inside the can go the chemicals (two parts activated charcoal, one part soda lime) wrapped in the handkerchiefs.
  • It looks like an ordinary mirror most of the time, but when it's activated, an ethereal face appears on its surface, and it makes timely pronouncements--that a car has arrived in .
News & Articles

  • Strasburg activated to start against Indians
    CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Washington Nationals have activated right-hander Stephen Strasburg from the 15-day disabled list to start Sunday's game against the Cleveland Indians.
    June 16, 2013 - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports
  • Strasburg activated for Sunday vs. Indians
    The Washington Nationals have activated right-hander Stephen Strasburg from the 15-day disabled list to start Sunday's game against the Cleveland Indians.
    June 16, 2013 - ESPN
  • Strasburg activated for Indians' game
    The Washington Nationals have activated right-hander Stephen Strasburg from the 15-day disabled list to start Sunday's game against the Cleveland Indians.
    June 16, 2013 - Fox Sports
Quotes

  • Jean-Claude Juncker in Telegraph.co.uk (blog)
    If the mechanism had to be activated, it would not be a violation of the no-bailout clause (in the European Union treaty) since the loans are repayable and contain no element of subsidy,Eurogroup chairman Jean-Claude Juncker told a news...
  • Mike Scioscia in Forbes
    We have a series a little spread out in the next two or three days,Scioscia said. "Is he going to be functional enough to go out and play center field? If not, then he most likely will not be activated for the series."

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