activated

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

activated \activated\ adjective

1. (Sewage treatment) treated with aeration and bacteria to aid decomposition; -- of sewage [WordNet 1.5]

3. (Physics) made reactive or more reactive; -- of e.g. a molecule

Syn: activated, excited [WordNet 1.5]

4. rendered active; -- as e.g. radioactive or luminescent or photosensitive or conductive

Syn: activated [WordNet 1.5]

5. (Military) set up and placed on active assignment a newly activated unit

Syn: activated [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

activated

adjective

1: (of sewage) treated with aeration and bacteria to aid decomposition

2: (of e.g. a molecule) made reactive or more reactive [syn: {activated}, {excited}]

3: rendered active; e.g. rendered radioactive or luminescent or photosensitive or conductive

4: (military) set up and placed on active assignment; "a newly activated unit"


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