Definition of Actuate. Meaning of Actuate. Synonyms of Actuate

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Definition of Actuate

Actuate
Actuate Ac"tu*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Actuated; p. pr. & vb. n. Actuating.] [LL. actuatus, p. p. of actuare, fr. L. actus act.] 1. To put into action or motion; to move or incite to action; to influence actively; to move as motives do; -- more commonly used of persons. Wings, which others were contriving to actuate by the perpetual motion. --Johnson. Men of the greatest abilities are most fired with ambition; and, on the contrary, mean and narrow minds are the least actuated by it. --Addison. 2. To carry out in practice; to perform. [Obs.] ``To actuate what you command.' --Jer. Taylor. Syn: To move; impel; incite; rouse; instigate; animate.
Actuate
Actuate Ac"tu*ate, a. [LL. actuatus, p. p. of actuare.] Put in action; actuated. [Obs.] --South.

Meaning of Actuate from wikipedia

- An actuator is a component of a machine that is responsible for moving and controlling a mechanism or system, for example by opening a valve. In simple...
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- actuator is an actuator that creates motion in a straight line, in contrast to the circular motion of a conventional electric motor. Linear actuators...
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- Actuation may refer to: High Redundancy Actuation (HRA), a new approach to fault tolerant control in the area of mechanical actuation Variable valve actuation...
- A rotary actuator is an actuator that produces a rotary motion or torque. The simplest actuator is purely mechanical, where linear motion in one direction...
- A powder-actuated tool (often generically called a Hilti gun or a Ramset gun after their manufacturing companies) is a type of nail gun used in construction...
- A valve actuator is the mechanism for opening and closing a valve. Manually operated valves require someone in attendance to adjust them using a direct...
- XML. The BIRT project was first proposed and sponsored by Actuate Corporation when Actuate joined the Eclipse Foundation as a Strategic Developer on August...
- An idle air control actuator or idle air control valve (IAC actuator/valve) is a device commonly used in fuel-injected vehicles to control the engine's...
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