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

  activated \activated\ adj.
     1. (Sewage treatment) treated with aeration and bacteria to
        aid decomposition; -- of sewage
        [WordNet 1.5]
  
     3. (Physics) made reactive or more reactive; -- of e.g. a
        molecule
  
     Syn: activated, excited
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     4. rendered active; -- as e.g. radioactive or luminescent or
        photosensitive or conductive
  
     Syn: activated
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     5. (Military) set up and placed on active assignment a newly
        activated unit
  
     Syn: activated
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  activated
      adj 1: (of sewage) treated with aeration and bacteria to aid
             decomposition
      2: (of e.g. a molecule) made reactive or more reactive [syn:
         activated, excited]
      3: rendered active; e.g. rendered radioactive or luminescent or
         photosensitive or conductive
      4: (military) set up and placed on active assignment; "a newly
         activated unit"

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