energise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v energise cause to be alert and energetic "Coffee and tea stimulate me","This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"
    • v energise raise to a higher energy level "excite the atoms"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Energise to give strength or active force to
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. energeiaen, in, ergon, work.

Usage

In literature:

He bathed her face, put drink to her lips, energised her with his magn, and finally laid her down to sleep.
"A Voyage to Arcturus" by David Lindsay
As in a flash it came to him that this mighty change was due to the terribly energising touch of War.
"The Major" by Ralph Connor
Some firm conviction, she was sure, must energise him yet she respected him the more for concealing it.
"The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete" by Winston Churchill
These outward acts are great energisers of the soul.
"Young Lives" by Richard Le Gallienne
Then the footman was told to energise the gramophone, which in its specially designed case stood in a corner.
"The Pretty Lady" by Arnold E. Bennett
Thought is the field in which this content moves; it is the energising of the universal, or the universal in the reality of its activity.
"The Worlds Greatest Books, Volume XIII." by Various
No instinct is more inevitable, more sure to energise, than this.
"What Is and What Might Be" by Edmond Holmes
Love is not glorious unless it be braced and energised by power.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
Where a man unwittingly tended to let things slide they exhorted and energised.
"In Mesopotamia" by Martin Swayne
Their use is in proportion to the energising power of the people interested in their administration.
"Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls" by Various
His thought was so poised that it was energised by a subtle and peculiar spiritual power.
"The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit" by Ralph Waldo Trine
Only those who have the Spirit within them, energising them, can truly love at all.
"Memoranda Sacra" by J. Rendel Harris
In poetry, Goethe attempted to represent this as the energising principle of life and duty.
"Thomas Carlyle" by Hector Carsewell Macpherson
Is the word a living, energising power?
"The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews" by Thomas Charles Edwards
He hated energising, specially of the super-induced, involuntary sort.
"The Gateless Barrier" by Lucas Malet
To return to the tale of our tramway work, you will picture my fellow-electrons aboard the car being energised by the incoming current.
"Autobiography of an Electron" by Charles R. (Charles Robert) Gibson
It is to him not a formal authority but an energising inspiration.
"The Influence of the Bible on Civilisation" by Ernst Von Dobschutz
But yet, in point of fact, what was it that inspired and energised the earlier processes, if not this same Divine Influx?
"Feminism and Sex-Extinction" by Arabella Kenealy
This energised rotating spherical mass is thus the primal conception of the energy scheme now to be outlined.
"The Energy System of Matter" by James Weir
It must do so; its energising power is Satan himself.
"The Roman Empire in the Light of Prophecy" by W. E. Vine
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In news:

The superb Olympics have re-energised the nation, and the onus is now on politicians to make sure what Britain has created does not slip away.
Toyota energises its popular model's looks and performance.
Try these deliciously summery dishes from Unislim that will help you get in shape and keep you feeling energised and healthy.
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In science:

The suggestion is then raised that a minor interaction (or other such fuelling event) has simply recently re-energised the black hole.
Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies and the Origin of QSOs
It appears that most of the compact sources that we observe, as well as a good fraction of the type II extended radio sources, are energised by relativistic shocks.
Particles and Fields in Radio Galaxies: A Summary
Although the models will never correspond in detail to individual sources, there is some optimism that we will be able to understand the rules by which particle energisation and transport and field amplification take place under relativistic conditions.
Particles and Fields in Radio Galaxies: A Summary
Magnetohydrodynamic turbulence, perhaps associated with noise from the supersonic jet provides a very plausible source of the long wavelength waves that can energise the particles in the lobes.
Particles and Fields in Radio Galaxies: A Summary
Adiabatic compression can contribute to the re-energisation under some circumstances [Ennslin].
Particles and Fields in Radio Galaxies: A Summary
All four types of protostar are found to be X-ray sources along with brown dwarfs [Kuboi, Linskey], suggesting that coronae are commonly energised, presumably magnetically, to form high temperature gas.
New Problems for a New Century
Another general process is magnetic reconnection which has been invoked, for example, in explaining the energisation of accretion disk coronae.
X-ray astronomy in the new Millenium. A Summary
Electrons are heated in the shock mostly parallel to the field while also being energised adiabatically in the perpendicular direction in the compressed magnetic fields when crossing the shock.
Fundamentals of Non-relativistic Collisionless Shock Physics: IV. Quasi-Parallel Supercritical Shocks
Also the analysis of the cooling phase in terms of radiative and conductive losses calls on the same basic physics (and arrives at the same conclusion that there is often evidence for ongoing energisation in the late phase).
Splinter Session "Solar and Stellar Flares"
It is here where efficient particle acceleration is thought to energise the particles radiating in what is observed as pulsar wind nebula (PWN).
TeV Astronomy
Electrons are thought to be efficiently energised in the termination shock region, producing HE and VHE gamma-rays by inverse Compton up-scattering of the stellar UV photons whilst being advected away [280,281].
TeV Astronomy
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