Meaning of ACTIVATE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ æktɪveɪt ]

( activates, activating, activated)

If a device or process is activated , something causes it to start working.

Video cameras with night vision can be activated by movement.

...a voice-activated computer.

VERB : usu passive , be V-ed , V-ed

• ac‧ti‧va‧tion

A computer controls the activation of an air bag.


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