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Activation

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activation
n. turning on, making active, setting in motion

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Activation
Activation in (bio-)chemical sciences generally refers to the process whereby something is prepared or excited for a subsequent reaction.

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activation

Noun
1. stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical
(antonym) inactivation
(hypernym) stimulation
(hyponym) indweller
(derivation) activate
2. the activity of causing to have energy and be active
(synonym) energizing, activating
(hypernym) activity
(hyponym) electrification
3. making active and effective (as a bomb)
(antonym) deactivation, defusing
(hypernym) beginning, start, commencement
(derivation) activate


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activation
nf. activation, making active

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Activation
The process of making a radioisotope by bombarding a stable element with neutrons or protons.

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