activate carbon

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  • activate — /ˈæktəveɪt / (say aktuhvayt) verb (t) (activated, activating) 1. to make active. 2. Physics to render radioactive. 3. to aerate (sewage) as a purification measure. 4. Chemistry a. to make more active: to activate carbon; to activate a catalyst;… …   Australian English dictionary

  • activate — activation, n. /ak teuh vayt /, v.t., activated, activating. 1. to make active; cause to function or act. 2. Physics. a. to render more reactive; excite: to activate a molecule. b. to induce radioactivity. 3. to aerate (sewage) in order to… …   Universalium

  • activate — ac•ti•vate [[t]ˈæk təˌveɪt[/t]] v. t. vat•ed, vat•ing 1) to make active 2) phs Physics. a) to render more reactive; excite: to activate a molecule[/ex] b) to induce radioactivity 3) chem. a) to make (carbon, a catalyst, etc.) more active b) chem …   From formal English to slang

  • activate — v.tr. 1 make active; bring into action. 2 Chem. cause reaction in; excite (a substance, molecules, etc.). 3 Physics make radioactive. Phrases and idioms: activated carbon carbon, esp. charcoal, treated to increase its adsorptive power. activated… …   Useful english dictionary

  • activate — verb ( vated; vating) Date: 1626 transitive verb to make active or more active: as a. (1) to make (as molecules) reactive or more reactive (2) to convert (as a provitamin) into a biologically active derivative b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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