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activated  adj.  
(Sewage treatment) Treated with aeration and bacteria to aid decomposition; of sewage
(Physics) Made reactive or more reactive; of e.g. a molecule
Synonyms: activated, excited
Rendered active; as e.g. radioactive or luminescent or photosensitive or conductive
Synonyms: activated
(Military) set up and placed on active assignment "A newly activated unit"
Synonyms: activated

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"Activated" Quotes from Famous Books

... must be borne in mind that for any one or all of the organs of speech to become operative or to manifest any action, they must be innervated or activated by impulses originating ...
— Stammering, Its Cause and Cure • Benjamin Nathaniel Bogue

... glumly. "They have," he said. "They have, Mr. Chard. Not irreparably wrong, but still—" He paused. "The first time I activated the apparatus," he said, "I directed it only at two points. Both of them within structures which were and are my property. It was ...
— Gone Fishing • James H. Schmitz

... five families were collectively responsible for the payment of taxes, the corvee, for crimes committed by individuals within one group, and for loans from state agencies. Such a system is attested for pre-Christian times already; it was re-activated in the eleventh century and again from time to time, down ...
— A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.] • Wolfram Eberhard

... the viewscreen activated. Lanko nodded to himself, then went to the control room aperture, turning off the alarm as he went through. A few strides took him to the entry port, where he ...
— The Players • Everett B. Cole

... this book's readers. Don't despair if fresh manure is not available or if using it is unappealing. Compost made with fresh, unheated manure works only a little faster and produces just a slightly better product than compost activated with seed meals, slaughterhouse concentrates, ground alfalfa, grass clippings, kitchen garbage, or even dried, sacked manures. Compost made without ...
— Organic Gardener's Composting • Steve Solomon

... Williams some time ago devised a procedure which seemed to give promise of good results. Their discovery was that when a filtrate from autolysed yeast is prepared, rich in the vitamine, and is shaken with a specially activated fuller's earth (the preparation produced by Lloyd and known as Lloyd's reagent has this power) in a proportion of 50 grams to the liter of extract the vitamine is absorbed by the earth and when the latter is filtered off it carries the vitamine with it. In their process they shake the ...
— The Vitamine Manual • Walter H. Eddy

... 8-9 of 'Some Thoughts' and begins his reference to the pamphlet by designating it as a "Letter written by you [Collier], tho' without Name." In any event, both 'A Representation' and 'Some Thoughts' stem from the renewed opposition to the stage which arose in the winter of 1703-1704 and were activated in part by the belief that the great storm of 1703 was a judgment brought on England by, among other faults, ...
— Representation of the Impiety and Immorality of the English Stage (1704); Some Thoughts Concerning the Stage in a Letter to a Lady (1704) • Anonymous

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