energize

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v energize cause to be alert and energetic "Coffee and tea stimulate me","This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"
    • v energize raise to a higher energy level "excite the atoms"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Energize To give strength or force to; to make active; to alacrify; as, to energize the will.
    • v. i Energize To use strength in action; to act or operate with force or vigor; to act in producing an effect. "Of all men it is true that they feel and energize first, they reflect and judge afterwards."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • energize To endow with energy; impart active force or strength to; make vigorous.
    • energize To act with energy or force; operate with vigor; act in producing an effect.
    • energize Also spelled energise.
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Quotations

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “Nothing is secure but life, transition, the energizing spirit.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Energy

Usage

In literature:

The mass is maintaining a steady reaction without the energizing pumps.
"Stand by for Mars!" by Carey Rockwell
Energize the cooling pumps!
"Danger in Deep Space" by Carey Rockwell
Love became the energizing, reconciling force in human existence.
"Herein is Love" by Reuel L. Howe
These elements are all variously concerned in the nourishment, energizing, and warming of the body.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
Energize the cooling pumps!
"On the Trail of the Space Pirates" by Carey Rockwell
For in all these primordial energizings of the complex vision everything that happens, happens simultaneously.
"The Complex Vision" by John Cowper Powys
Whatever energizes body, mind, or soul, has its origin in our Sovereign King.
"My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year" by John Henry Jowett
He felt weak and shaky but resentment energized his flaccid muscles.
"The Stars, My Brothers" by Edmond Hamilton
Mr. Cocke's life was an uninterrupted consecration to the cause of the education of women, permeated and energized by spiritual motive.
"Charles Lewis Cocke" by William Robert Lee Smith
For investigation purifies, but imitation deifies the affection of the mind by energizing about divinity.
"Arguments Of Celsus, Porphyry, And The Emperor Julian, Against The Christians" by Thomas Taylor
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In poetry:

I have watched the glow of faces,
As a light from this occult source
Has touched some inert nature
With an energizing force.
"The Desirable Undefined" by Jared Barhite
Chemist, you breed
In orient climes each sorcerous weed
That energizes dream--
Transmitted, spread in myths and creeds,
Houris and hells, delirious screeds
And Calvin's last extreme.
"The New Zealot To The Sun" by Herman Melville

In news:

Supporters rally behind Mitt Romney, saying he has energized the Republican campaign for a final push to the White House.
Musical acts, cultural dancers energize runners.
To show scale, the model holds the energizer which powers the watch next to the button on his shirt cuff.
Winterhawks Varsity Hockey League aims to energize high school hockey.
Democratic ability to neutralize business and energize the left has also been key to reform.
Office workers who spent an hour or so a day at stand-up workstations felt more energized, productive and even happier, researchers report.
Do you rarely wake up rejuvenated, energized, and ready to take on the day.
Another upside is that you'll feel energized and healthy.
Pack this energizing salad for a lunchtime mood boost.
I'm not sure if team teaching should be described as an art, a science, a game, or a performance, but it has definitely proved to be energizing.
President Clinton has worked hard and successfully to energize the drive for an international treaty banning nuclear weapons tests.
She may have been hired as an English teacher at Thoreau , but most will remember Christine Ryan as the person who energized the middle school's students in the drama department.
"It's really focused on energizing our child welfare community," Courtney Peel, with the Florida Department of Children & Families.
Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Fallon energize classy NBC telethon.
Third-stringer Greg McElroy stepped in for a struggling Mark Sanchez and energized the New York Jets to a 7-6 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.
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In science:

The idea of spin-charge separation in cuprate superconductors has been recently energized by Senthil and Fisher who formulated a Z2 gauge theory and, within its context, proposed a “vison detection” experiment as a test for topological order in a sample with multiply connected geometry.
Flux tubes, visons, and vortices in spin-charge separated superconductors
The former is the well known large scale cirrus component, being energized by the diffuse interstellar radiation field of the, primarily, old stellar population.
Star-Forming AGN Host Galaxies
One set consists of about ten superconducting coils, which are energized upon installation and never readjusted.
Experimental Quantum Computation with Nuclear Spins in Liquid Solution
The prospect that low-frequency gravitational radiation will be detected by LISA has recently energized theoretical inquiries into the formation and the evolution of massive black hole binaries (MBHB).
The Final Parsec Problem
An alternative model for energizing GRBs, that we heard about at the conference, is reconnection, i.e. the process of magnetic field annihilation.
Physics of Gamma-Ray Bursts: Turbulence, Energy Transfer and Reconnection
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