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from The Century Dictionary.

  • In physics, in a state or condition of acquired radioactivity; ionized.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Sewage treatment) treated with aeration and bacteria to aid decomposition; -- of sewage.
  • adjective (Physics) made reactive or more reactive; -- of e.g. a molecule.
  • adjective rendered active; -- as e.g. radioactive or luminescent or photosensitive or conductive.
  • adjective (Military) set up and placed on active assignment.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of activate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of e.g. a molecule) made reactive or more reactive
  • adjective (military) set up and placed on active assignment
  • adjective (of sewage) treated with aeration and bacteria to aid decomposition
  • adjective rendered active; e.g. rendered radioactive or luminescent or photosensitive or conductive

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