excitation

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From Old French excitation, from Latin excitatio.

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excitation (plural excitations)

  1. The act of exciting or putting in motion; the act of rousing up or awakening.
  2. The act of producing excitement (stimulation); also, the excitement produced.
  3. (physiology) The activity produced in an organ, tissue, or part, such as a nerve cell, as a result of stimulation
  4. (physics) The change in state as an excited state is formed by the absorption of a quantum of energy

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excitation f (plural excitations)

  1. excitement

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