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ac·ti·vate

(ak'ti-vāt),
1. To render active.
2. To make radioactive.

activate

(ăk′tə-vāt′)
tr.v. acti·vated, acti·vating, acti·vates
1. To set in motion; make active or more active.
2. Biology To convert (certain biological compounds) into biologically active derivatives.

ac′ti·va′tion n.
ac′ti·va′tor n.

activate

See activation.

Activate

(1) To render something active.
(2) To make something radioactive.
Chemistry To convert a compound—e.g., a provitamin or enzyme—into an active form or different compound, in particular one that has a specific biologic action
Example, activation by UV light Ergosterol, lumisterol, tachysterol, vitamin D2

ac·ti·vate

(ak'ti-vāt)
1. To render active.
2. To make radioactive.

activate (ak´tivāt),

v in orthodontics, to adjust an appliance so that it will exert effective force on the teeth and jaws.

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Q. Are there any nice activities for adults with autism? I've been helping a very nice man of 45 of years old and I'm looking for some new things I can do with him in our time together. any ideas?

A. Autistic people react wonderfully with animals. for instance- i saw a group of severe Autistic teenagers going to swim with dolphins. the effect was amazing! taking him to the zoo, or even to the park to feed ducks, pet dogs, whatever.. could have a great effect on him.
hope i helped!
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Q. what is a passive smoking? and is it dangerous as an active?

A. Passive smoking is the exposure to cigarettes smoke emitted from cigarettes smoke by other person. It's dangerous and may increase the risk to several diseases similar to active smoking (one's exposure to smoke emitted from the cigarettes he or she is smoking) although the risk is of lower magnitude. Example for passive smoking is children of smokers etc.

You may read more here:http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/secondhandsmoke.html

Q. i swim a lot ! what are the advantages of swimming over other sport activities? on what part of the body does it work the most ?

A. its a good workout but your not really going to burn as much calories as a regular work out.

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In a major relief to customers, the amount, in case of a wrong activation, should be refunded within 24 hours of the customer's requests.
In case of USSD and SMS mode of activation, no activation response time should be greater than 10 seconds and 60 minutes respectively and in case of non-response, the same should be treated as 'no activation required'.
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The integrated solution from 3Com Carrier Networks and Paradyne addresses a major problem facing broadband service providers: how to speed the DSL service activation process.
By integrating the activation process into one easy step, @ctivate cuts the wait time for new service activation by 50 to 60 percent," said Rich Harmatiuk, vice president of product management for GERS.
As the expansion of Ameritel continues, the enhanced activation process will be put into place in those locations as well.
Hahn said that the company's USPSI subsidiary "will provide the retailer and consumer 24-hour pager activation every day of the week.

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