activated

English translation: put in force or motion

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English term or phrase:activated
English translation:put in force or motion
Entered by: Yasutomo Kanazawa

05:43 Dec 22, 2009
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English term or phrase: activated
The number of dataflash contracts activated simultaneously that can be supported by the installation should be at least xx.

In this case activated can mean processed or effectve?

Thank you for your kind help.
Sue-my
Local time: 04:20
put in force or motion
Explanation:
Activated here means put in force or motion, as in "The smoke activated the fire alarms."

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/activate
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Yasutomo Kanazawa
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Thank you very much Yasutomo.
Many thanks to you hhyin09 for the explanation..
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put in force or motion


Explanation:
Activated here means put in force or motion, as in "The smoke activated the fire alarms."

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/activate

Yasutomo Kanazawa
Native speaker of: Japanese
PRO pts in category: 30
Grading comment
Thank you very much Yasutomo.
Many thanks to you hhyin09 for the explanation..

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Jack Doughty
1 hr
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agree  Vicky Nash
2 hrs
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agree  Goldcoaster
3 hrs
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agree  hhyin09: yes. activated contracts are those contracts which are being actively enforced (i.e., monitored) by the station. think “contracts” as triggers, and activated contracts are just those triggers which are active.
3 hrs
  -> Thank you hhyin09

agree  Paula Vaz-Carreiro
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agree  Stephanie Ezrol
5 hrs
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agree  Polangmar
9 hrs
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