activation

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English[edit]

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌæktɪˈveɪʃən/
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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌæktəˈveɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun[edit]

activation (countable and uncountable, plural activations)

  1. Making active and effective; bringing into a state of activity.
    • 2021 November 3, “Network News: GA suffers cancellations and delays caused by alarm activations”, in RAIL, number 943, page 17:
      Alarm activations cause the driver to have to stop the train - and in some cases walk back to reset it. The activations caused 1,032 minutes of delays and nine cancellations.
  2. (physics) The process of making a radioisotope by bombarding a stable element with neutrons or protons.
  3. (biochemistry) The process by which molecules are made able to react.
  4. (marketing) The promotion of a brand through an event or campaign.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

activer (to activate) +‎ -ation

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activation f (plural activations)

  1. activation

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