Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. stimulatus, p. p. of stimulare, to prick or goad on, to incite, fr. stimulus, a goad. See Stimulus
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. stimulus (for stigmulus)—Gr. stizein, to prick.
Onions are often useful in stimulating the digestive tract to action.
"Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value" by Harry Snyder
Make the study stimulate the intellect, the emotions, the will.
"A Guide to Methods and Observation in History" by Calvin Olin Davis
Winslow Homer will not stimulate for all time only because his mind was too local.
"Adventures in the Arts" by Marsden Hartley
They appeal to the mind as a whole, stimulate all its faculties, awaken a many-sided sympathy both with Nature and with the world of men.
"Education and the Higher Life" by J. L. Spalding
I could no more do without alcoholic stimulants then than I can do now.
"Frank Oldfield" by T.P. Wilson
In verses 1 to 5, Paul seeks to stimulate the liberality of the Corinthians by recounting that of the Macedonian churches.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
Between them and the settlers there is the same earnestness of purpose, though stimulated by resentment altogether different.
"The Lone Ranche" by Captain Mayne Reid
This stimulated Mrs Orgreave's curiosity, and she suggested that her husband should invite the young man to their house.
"Clayhanger" by Arnold Bennett
They do not impress us with their thoughts; they do not stimulate us to action.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
Boiled water and stimulants may be given between the feedings.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
Should glory stimulate,
And daring deeds propose,
That only fame I'd emulate,
To triumph in the cross.
"Hymn II" by William Duke
I trust in Heaven!
The God of battle stimulates my arm,
And fires my soul with ardour not its own.
"David And Goliath. A Sacred Drama" by Hannah More
Who of no party, yet both far and near,
In distant wilderness and crowded mart,
With words that rouse and stimulate and cheer,
Has drawn the whole Dominion to your heart.
"Farewell To Lord And Lady Dufferin" by Nora Pembroke
In fair San Francisco a good man did dwell,
And he wrote out a will, for he didn't feel well.
Said he: "It is proper, when making a gift,
To stimulate virtue by comforting thrift."
"The Legatee" by Ambrose Bierce
The tympanum with perfect drum
Hears not the sound when armies come
With clarion notes and song,
Unless its stimulated nerve
Has fully learned to humbly serve
In stations which belong
"The Five Senses" by Jared Barhite
Electrically stimulating the brain could make you smarter.
She says Northbound stocks other erotic toys that emphasize touch over sight, such as a stimulation device that administers electric current.
Feds must eschew caution, take action to stimulate economy.
Stumbling upon the (as of now) legal stimulant with an ancient past and a trendy following in Israel.
A kerfuffle over appointments to the McLean County Ethics Commission has stimulated interest in the position.
OSU's Rezai testing brain stimulation for Alzheimer's.
Exercise And Mental Stimulation Prevent Dementia.
AZTV7/Cable 13, Me-TV 7.2, RTV 7.3, Phoenix-Prescott, AZCombination Ultrasound and Stimulation Therapy Device Designed by Mettler Electronics Now Offered by Rehabmart.com.
We'll use transcranial magnetic stimulation .
DNA Gel Responds to Stimulation .
A multidisciplinary team at the Hadassah Medical Center is testing the use of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) to alleviate depression in severely affected patients.
Oil prices rise on hopes of federal stimulation of economy.
Why Toddler's Minds Need Stimulation .
It is important to engage children in this age group in learning activities that will stimulate the mind and enhance learning potential.
A Journey with Deep Brain Stimulation .
The Z gene with the lowest activation threshold is turned on ﬁrst after the stimulation of X.
Topological Generalizations of network motifs
NL would like to acknowledge stimulating discussions with E.
Crossover effects in the random exchange spin-1/2 antiferromagnetic chain
This idea was spawned in our development of Feshbach-stimulated photoproduction of stable molecular condensates (see also related work ).
Improved efficiency of stimulated Raman adiabatic passage in photoassociation of a Bose-Einstein condensate
One of us (P.H.C) acknowledges stimulating discussions with T.D.
Chapman-Enskog derivation of the generalized Smoluchowski equation
Hokuto Uehara for stimulating discussions on this paper.
On Effective Non-vanishing of Weil Divisors on Algebraic Surfaces