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 for Actuating
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  actuating \actuating\ adj. prenom.
     1. causing motion or action or change
  
     Syn: activating(prenominal)
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Wings, which others were contriving to actuate by
              the perpetual motion.                 --Johnson.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To carry out in practice; to perform. [Obs.] "To actuate
        what you command." --Jer. Taylor.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Syn: To move; impel; incite; rouse; instigate; animate.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  actuating
      adj 1: causing motion or action or change [syn: activating(a),
             actuating(a)]

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