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Existence of an excited state is not a prerequisite for the production of inhibition; inhibition can exist apart from excitation no less than, when called forth against an excitation already in progress, it can suppress or moderate it.
Charles Scott Sherrington

Meaning of "excitation" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EXCITATION

excitation  [ˌɛksɪˈteɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EXCITATION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Excitation is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES EXCITATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of excitation in the English dictionary

The first definition of excitation in the dictionary is the act or process of exciting or state of being excited. Other definition of excitation is a means of exciting or cause of excitement. Excitation is also the current in a field coil of a generator, motor, etc, or the magnetizing current in a transformer.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EXCITATION


accreditation
əˌkrɛdɪˈteɪʃən
adaptation
ˌædəpˈteɪʃən
alimentation
ˌælɪmɛnˈteɪʃən
citation
saɪˈteɪʃən
consultation
ˌkɒnsəlˈteɪʃən
documentation
ˌdɒkjʊmɛnˈteɪʃən
expectation
ˌɛkspɛkˈteɪʃən
hesitation
ˌhɛzɪˈteɪʃən
implementation
ˌɪmplɪmenˈteɪʃən
interpretation
ɪnˌtɜːprɪˈteɪʃən
invitation
ˌɪnvɪˈteɪʃən
limitation
ˌlɪmɪˈteɪʃən
meditation
ˌmɛdɪˈteɪʃən
orientation
ˌɔːrɪɛnˈteɪʃən
presentation
ˌprɛzənˈteɪʃən
rehabilitation
ˌriːəˌbɪlɪˈteɪʃən
representation
ˌrɛprɪzɛnˈteɪʃən
reputation
ˌrɛpjʊˈteɪʃən
rotation
rəʊˈteɪʃən
transportation
ˌtrænspɔːˈteɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EXCITATION

excisional
excitability
excitable
excitableness
excitably
excitancy
excitant
excitative
excitatory
excite
excited
excitedly
excitedness
excitement
exciter
exciting
excitingly
exciton
excitonic
excitor

WORDS THAT END LIKE EXCITATION

action
administration
animation
application
association
certification
combination
communication
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
destination
duration
education
evaluation
federation
formation
foundation
generation

Synonyms and antonyms of excitation in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «excitation» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EXCITATION

Find out the translation of excitation to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of excitation from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «excitation» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

激励
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

excitación
570 millions of speakers

English

excitation
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उत्तेजना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الإثارة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

возбуждение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

excitação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উত্তেজনা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

excitation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pengujaan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Erregung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

励起
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

여기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Eksitasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kích thích
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆவதாகக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उत्तेजितपणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uyarma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

eccitazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wzbudzenia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

збудження
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

excitație
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διέγερσης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

opwekking
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

excitation
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

eksitasjon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of excitation

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EXCITATION»

The term «excitation» is very widely used and occupies the 5.042 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about excitation

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2 QUOTES WITH «EXCITATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word excitation.
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Charles Scott Sherrington
Existence of an excited state is not a prerequisite for the production of inhibition; inhibition can exist apart from excitation no less than, when called forth against an excitation already in progress, it can suppress or moderate it.
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Charles Scott Sherrington
That a strong stimulus to such an afferent nerve, exciting most or all of its fibres, should in regard to a given muscle develop inhibition and excitation concurrently is not surprising.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EXCITATION»

Discover the use of excitation in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to excitation and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Excitation-Contraction Coupling and Cardiac Contractile Force
This is then built into a more integrated picture of calcium regulation in succeeding chapters by detailed discussions of excitation-calcium coupling mechanisms (in skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle), the interplay between calcium ...
D. M. Bers, 2001
2
Excitation of Atoms and Broadening of Spectral Lines
Extensive tables list cross sections and rate coefficients for various atoms and elementary processes. For this second edition several sections and formulas have been revised substantially.
Igor I. Sobel'man, Leonid A. Vainshtein, Evgeniĭ Aleksandrovich I︠U︡kov, 1995
3
Materials Modification by Electronic Excitation
This book analyses the important features of the changes induced in materials by electronic excitation.
Noriaki Itoh, A. M. Stoneham, 2001
4
The Excitation and Propagation of Elastic Waves
This paperback edition of Dr Hudson's advanced textbook presents the theory of small disturbances propagating through solids.
John Arthur Hudson, 1980
5
Electromagnetic excitation: theory of Coulomb excitation ...
This book provides the necessary analytical and experimental tools needed for competent understanding and use of these developments.
Kurt Alder, Aage Winther, 1975
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Confocal Microscopy and Multiphoton Excitation Microscopy: ...
This text guides you through the principles and practical techniques of confocal and multiphoton microscopy.
Barry R. Masters, 2006
7
Analysis of Excitation and Ionization of Atoms and Molecules ...
This volume details the latest measurements of partial and total doubly differential cross-sections for the multiple ionization of rare gas atoms by electron impact.
Afzal Chaudhry, Hans Kleinpoppen, 2010
8
Spectral Theory and Excitation of Open Structures
In this book, the physical processes in these open electromagnetic structures are analyzed using a specially constructed spectral theory.
V. P. Shestopalov, I︠U︡riĭ Viktorovich Shestopalov, 1996
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Power System Stability
CHAPTER XIII EXCITATION SYSTEMS In the last chapter, methods were given for calculating the field current and field flux linkage of a synchronous machine when the voltage applied to its field circuit was either constant or varying as a ...
Edward Wilson Kimbark, 1995
10
Principles of Fluorescence Spectroscopy
The available instruments do not yield true excitation or emission spectra. This is because of the nonuniform spectral output of the light sources and the wavelength-dependent efficiency of the monochromators and detector tubes.
Joseph R. Lakowicz, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EXCITATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term excitation is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ford Applies to Patent "Luminescent Vehicle Molding"—Body …
... inner and outers sandwiching a layer that, in the words of the application, would be “configured to luminesce in response to light excitation. «Car and Driver, Jul 15»
2
Ford May Be Developing Illuminated Body Panels
... the carrier having an exposed portion configured to luminesce in response to light excitation. At least one light source is disposed inside the ... «Jalopnik, Jul 15»
3
Innovation: patent applications review
The method involves directing a photoacoustic excitation source into a scanning mirror to transmit acoustic disturbances into the patient, which ... «Medical Physics Web, Jul 15»
4
Femtosecond lasers used to probe phase changes made by …
... of crystalline-to-amorphous phase transitions and describe the essential atomic motions involved when driven by an ultrafast excitation. «Next Big Future, Jul 15»
5
Renishaw adds Raman analysis to Scanning Electron Microscopy at …
The diverse array of excitation lines and sampling techniques allows the VSCF to offer its users very comprehensive Raman analyses. «spectroscopyNOW.com, Jul 15»
6
Baahubali / bahubali Movie Review, Rating & Collections - Live …
... Avanthika, Shivudu screenplay sequences and ending up with the introduction of war scenes where the excitation and amusement levels of audience reaches ... «Lauderdale Daily News, Jul 15»
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US plans call for generator excitation at 494-MW Big Bend hydro …
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to seek bids to replace generator excitation systems on eight units of the 494.3-MW Big Bend ... «HydroWorld, Jul 15»
8
Livestock Event 2015: Live from the ring side
Calving with it's fourth in March, the EX93 Bridon Excitation daughter, out of Bluegrass Commanders Pretty Polly was bought from the the Daw's ... «FG Insight, Jul 15»
9
Pender sees wave of rabies cases
Within days, signs could progress to insomnia, anxiety, confusion, slight or partial paralysis, excitation, hallucinations, agitation, hypersalivation ... «Jacksonville Daily News, Jul 15»
10
What Is Glutamate?
Prolonged excitation is toxic to nerve cells, causing damage over time. This is known as excitotoxicity. Researchers are studying therapies that ... «Everyday Health, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Excitation [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/excitation>. Sep 2019 ».
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