[ UK /ˈæktɪvˌe‍ɪtɪd/ ]
[ US /ˈæktəˌveɪtɪd/ ]
  1. (of sewage) treated with aeration and bacteria to aid decomposition
  2. (military) set up and placed on active assignment
    a newly activated unit
  3. (of e.g. a molecule) made reactive or more reactive
  4. rendered active; e.g. rendered radioactive or luminescent or photosensitive or conductive
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How To Use activated In A Sentence

  • While several agents are available, activated charcoal is the most broadly effective adsorbent.
  • Indeed, purified antigen-specific B lymphocytes from HIV-1-infected patients can be activated invitro by HIV-1 antigens to secrete cytokines and immunoglobulins.
  • Discuss emphatically on the process of electrostatics flocking of activated carbon fiber and its adsorbability.
  • Activated carbon fiber is a new type of high efficiency adsorbent.
  • They are smaller molecules than proteins, so they have to become attached to a protein molecule before they are activated.
  • But researchers have had mixed success in recreating the original experiments showing both that sirtuins can extend life, and that they can be "activated" by a substance called resveratrol, which is currently found in anti-aging creams and under investigation for ailments associated with old age. Reuters: Press Release
  • Anyway, what it shows is that the frontal cortex, where reasoning occurs, is deactivated, meaning that during the BIG O, the male of our species becomes, well, dumb. The Return of Ask Dr. SoT
  • Then the mixture is applied to a cleaned device surface and activated by ultraviolet light.
  • Enter AICAR, which targets a protein called adenosine monophosphate - activated protein kinase ( AMPK ).
  • And Amanda would answer, "The label states that this carton contains activated ergosterol. Another Roadside Attraction
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