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Activated   /ˈæktəvˌeɪtəd/  /ˈæktɪvˌeɪtɪd/   Listen
Activated

adjective
1.
(of sewage) treated with aeration and bacteria to aid decomposition.
2.
(of e.g. a molecule) made reactive or more reactive.  Synonym: excited.
3.
Rendered active; e.g. rendered radioactive or luminescent or photosensitive or conductive.
4.
(military) set up and placed on active assignment.



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"Activated" Quotes from Famous Books



... observation has gone—yes," I said. "Metallic yet mobile. Inorganic but with all the quantities we have hitherto thought only those of the organic and with others added. Crystalline, of course, in structure and highly complex. Activated by magnetic-electric forces consciously exerted and as much a part of their life as brain energy and nerve currents are of our human life. Animate, moving, sentient combinations of metal ...
— The Metal Monster • A. Merritt



Words linked to "Activated" :   military, activated carbon, armed forces, military machine, reactive, activated charcoal, natural philosophy, armed services, active, treated, war machine, physics



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