active+principle

  • 1 active principle — any constituent of a drug that helps to confer upon it a medicinal property …

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  • 2 Principle — Prin ci*ple, n. [F. principe, L. principium beginning, foundation, fr. princeps, cipis. See {Prince}.] 1. Beginning; commencement. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Doubting sad end of principle unsound. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A source, or origin; that… …

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  • 3 Principle of contradiction — Principle Prin ci*ple, n. [F. principe, L. principium beginning, foundation, fr. princeps, cipis. See {Prince}.] 1. Beginning; commencement. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Doubting sad end of principle unsound. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A source, or… …

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  • 4 active — active, operative, dynamic, live are synonymous when they mean being at work or in effective action. Active in general may be employed wherever the others are applicable, but it is also usable where none of the others would be appropriate. It may …

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  • 5 principle — [prin′sə pəl] n. [ME, altered < MFr principe < L principium: see PRINCIPIUM] 1. the ultimate source, origin, or cause of something 2. a natural or original tendency, faculty, or endowment 3. a fundamental truth, law, doctrine, or motivating …

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  • 6 principle — 1. A general or fundamental doctrine or tenet. SEE ALSO: law, rule, theorem. 2. The essential ingredient in a substance, especially one that gives it its distinctive quality or effect. [L. principium, a beginning, fr. princeps, chief] active p. a …

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  • 7 Active stretching — eliminates force and its adverse effects from stretching procedures.Before describing the principles on which active stretching is based, the terms agonist and antagonist must be clarified. Agonist refers to actively contracting muscle or muscles …

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  • 8 Active dynamic filtering — Active dynamic filtering, ADF, is a three phase power electronics based power flow control technology that can effectively be used to isolate and remove electrical behaviours that cause excess losses and disruptions in the electrical… …

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  • 9 Active power conditioner — (active power filters) refers to power electronic devices that are used in industry or commercial facilities to improve electrical power quality and remove behaviours that cause losses and disruptions, such as harmonics, reactive power, flicker… …

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  • 10 principle — ► NOUN 1) a fundamental truth or proposition serving as the foundation for belief or action. 2) a rule or belief governing one s personal behaviour. 3) morally correct behaviour and attitudes. 4) a general scientific theorem or natural law. 5) a… …

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  • 11 Active Sitting — is a subtopic to the field of Ergonomics and Human Factors. Active Sitting is a well established concept that applies primarily to chairs and stools that allow movement. The main premise of Active Sitting is to allow or encourage a seated… …

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  • 12 Active imagination — is a concept developed by Carl Jung between 1913 and 1916. It is a meditation technique wherein one s emotions are translated into images, narrative or personified as separate entities. It can serve as a bridge between the conscious self and the… …

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  • 13 Active acoustics — is a means of measuring the range to an object and its relative size by producing a pulse of sound and measuring the time it takes for an echo to return from the object and the amplitude of the returned echo. The range is calculated as a function …

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  • 14 Active Bat — is a low power, wireless indoor location system accurate up to 3 cm. It is based on a principle of trilateration, and relies on multiple ultrasonic receivers embedded in the ceiling and measures time of flight to them.Active Bat is an indoor… …

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  • 15 Active recall — is a principle of efficient learning, which claims the need to actively stimulate memory during the learning process. It contrasts with passive review, in which the learning material is processed passively (e.g. by reading, watching, etc.).For… …

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  • 16 Principle of least privilege — In information security, computer science, and other fields, the principle of least privilege, also known as the principle of minimal privilege or just least privilege, requires that in a particular abstraction layer of a computing environment… …

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  • 17 active intellect — (al ‘aql al fa‘‘al)    The concept of the ‘active’ or ‘agent’ intellect plays a pivotal role in Islamic metaphysics and psychology, particularly in the Peripatetic tradition. Its origins can be traced back to the Aristotelian notion of nous… …

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  • 18 active / reactive —    by Lee Spinks   The distinction between active and reactive forces was developed by Friedrich Nietzsche in his On the Genealogy of Morality and the notes posthumously collected as The Will to Power. In his seminal reading of Nietzsche, Deleuze …

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  • 19 active / reactive —    by Lee Spinks   The distinction between active and reactive forces was developed by Friedrich Nietzsche in his On the Genealogy of Morality and the notes posthumously collected as The Will to Power. In his seminal reading of Nietzsche, Deleuze …

    The Deleuze dictionary

  • 20 Active SETI — A representation of the 1679 bit Arecibo message. Active SETI (Active Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence) is the attempt to send messages to intelligent aliens. Active SETI messages are usually in the form of radio signals. Physical… …

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