• WordNet 3.6
    • n resuscitation the act of reviving a person and returning them to consciousness "although he was apparently drowned, resuscitation was accomplished by artificial respiration"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Resuscitation The act of resuscitating, or state of being resuscitated. "The subject of resuscitation by his sorceries."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n resuscitation The act of resuscitating, or the state of being resuscitated; revival; revivification; restoration to life; the restoring to animation of persons apparently dead, as in cases of drowning, or of suspended animation from exposure to cold or from disease.
    • n resuscitation Mental reproduction, or suggestion, in a sense which does not include the process of representation.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Resuscitation act of reviving from a state of apparent death: state of being revivified
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. resuscitatio,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. re-, again, suscitāresus-, sub-, from beneath, citāre, to put into quick motion—ciēre, to make to go.


In literature:

The pair set at liberty joined in now in the endeavour to resuscitate the poor fellow lying on the snow.
"To Win or to Die" by George Manville Fenn
Meanwhile, the stable-boy having taken our horses, my uncle and I did our best to resuscitate our unfortunate follower.
"Paddy Finn" by W. H. G. Kingston
The tears that I shed had a resuscitating effect upon my frame.
"The Pacha of Many Tales" by Frederick Marryat
Among them stood Eskiwin and his resuscitated friend Ali Bobo.
"In the Track of the Troops" by R.M. Ballantyne
As it was, the Eskimos set to work with tremendous energy to chafe and resuscitate him, but it seemed at first that they were too late.
"The Walrus Hunters" by R.M. Ballantyne
Another draught of this deadly poison, and no power on earth could resuscitate her.
"The Old Stone House and Other Stories" by Anna Katharine Green
They have in them none of the elements of resuscitation.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 1, July, 1863" by Various
It is impossible to resuscitate them as they were of old.
"Maxim Gorki" by Hans Ostwald
Nor is the resuscitation of a book unsuited to its own age, but suited to another, entirely unexampled.
"The Book-Hunter" by John Hill Burton
Even Rachel's return could not resuscitate it for more than one or two.
"Aunt Rachel" by David Christie Murray

In poetry:

For three years, out of key with his time,
He strove to resuscitate the dead art
Of poetry; to maintain "the sublime"
In the old sense. Wrong from the start—
"E.P. Ode Pour L'election De Son Sepulchre" by Ezra Pound
Truth's vanward hero! Calmly brave
Fronting the dumb unfathomed grave
With unintimidated eyes;
Though not for him, beyond its night,
Resuscitated Hope alight
Prescient, on peaks of Paradise.
"Perfect Union" by Mathilde Blind

In news:

Workers at Dar El Shifa hospital try to resuscitate a Syrian boy who was killed, allegedly by Syrian Army shelling, in Aleppo, Syria, Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012.
Vehicular homicide conviction not affected by victim's do-not- resuscitate order.
Time to Resuscitate an Old, Tried-and-True Agent.
Julia Lucas goes 'all in' to resuscitate her career.
Resuscitate a decorating dead zone in your home.
6 Tips To Resuscitate a Dying Author Blog.
SOPA's Creator Aims To Resuscitate Bill After Protest Blackout.
Pediatric resuscitation is a critical training and operation component of every EMS system.
People With Do-Not- Resuscitate Orders Nearly 3 Times as Likely to Die After Surgery.
Police said her grandmother pulled Brandi Odum from the water and started resuscitation, later handing off to paramedics.
It's a comeback that demonstrates the overwhelming force that Korean pop devotees wield online: fans were able to resuscitate Park 's career just as quickly as so-called "anti-fans" had killed it.
Emergency personnel were unable to resuscitate an Auburn man found floating Friday in a pond in North Auburn.
When your family pet is in peril, you'd do just about anything to save them, including mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
Reaction to the ROC Study & Randomized Resuscitation Trials.
A surgeon plunged into waters roiled by rip tides and rough waves to save two young boys, but died despite his wife's frantic efforts to revive him with mouth to mouth resuscitation, police and his wife said today.

In science:

Recently [12, 9] Wilson’ approach has been resuscited and the GinspargWilson condition is looking for a place in non commutative geometry. L¨uscher’ approach is perhaps closest to Dimakis or Ma jid ones, but Balachandran is already looking for a role for it near to the axiomatic of NCG manifolds.
It is the ambiguity. (But only three generations)
Hung, “Minimal SU(5) resuscitated by long-lived quarks and leptons,” Phys.
Four Generations: SUSY and SUSY Breaking
Such speculation had begun to be resuscitated in the start of the XVII, with Galileo Galilei himself using atomic theory to justify heat, colours, smell.
Dream of a Christmas lecture
Cartan (who did it in order to construct all symmetric spaces ca. 1925/26), and a short revival in the fifties (Berger, Lichnerowicz), the study of holonomy languished until resuscitation in the mid-eighties, in part by imposition of physics (as in so many other mathematical questions!).
Special Holonomy Manifolds in Physics
It is of independent interest to resuscitate this condition, but we moreover find it essential for understanding the interaction of descent problems and algebraicity, including our original lifting question.
Variations on a theorem of Tate