What does excitation mean?

excitation meaning in General Dictionary

The work of exciting or investing in movement the work of rousing up or awakening

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  • the state to be emotionally aroused and worked up
  • the neural or electrical stimulation of an organ or muscle or gland
  • a thing that agitates and arouses
  • The act of exciting or putting in motion; the work of rousing up or awakening.
  • The work of creating excitement (stimulation); in addition, the excitement produced.

excitation meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., from Old French excitation, from later Latin excitationem (nominative excitatio), noun of activity from past participle stem of excitare "to call-out, aftermath, rouse, stir-up" (see excite).


excitation - French to English

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excitation meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The work of exciting or setting up movement; the work of rousing up or awakening.

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  • (n.) The act of creating excitement (stimulation); also, the pleasure produced.

Sentence Examples with the word excitation

Wien's method of impact excitation by employing a form of spark gap which quenches the primary discharge instantly and excites the free oscillations in the antenna by impact or shock.

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