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ex·cit·ed state

the condition of an atom or molecule after absorbing energy, which may be the result of exposure to light, electricity, elevated temperature, or a chemical reaction; such activation may be a necessary prelude to a chemical reaction or to the emission of light.
Synonym(s): activated state

activated state

A state in which chemical reactants are at their highest energy level, which is related to the potential energy in high-energy phosphates.
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In the activated state, 1 however, DynamicDrive governs the i acceleration and deceleration profiles of each axes motion of the robot.
You must respect this highly activated state, but we've got to change to something that engages in a more human way.
The effects of HADs on adiponectin secretion in the NF-[kappa]B activated state
The presented oscillograms show that it is sufficient a time interval of only 60 ms to activate the electrovalves in full force, and that the electrovalves can be kept in an activated state with PWM pulses in ratios 1/5 in relation to the total duration.
2] stimulation: a first step represented by the initial contact and binding to GpIb-V-IX complex, associated with cytoskeletal reorganization and translocation of PIK, and a second leading to the conversion of GpIIb-IIIa to an activated state necessary to support platelet aggregation.
The activated state of such organs appears to trigger host immune mechanisms that accelerate the process of acute rejection.
The presence of the antibody amplitude will be detected by the sensors, which will switch on an activated state corresponding to the presence of the antibody.