active

6 ENTRIES FOUND:

ac·tive

adj \ˈak-tiv\

Definition of ACTIVE

1
: capable of acting or reacting especially in some specific way <an active enzyme> <active nitrogen>
2
: tending to progress or to cause degeneration <active tuberculosis>
3
: exhibiting optical activity
4
: requiring the expenditure of energy <active calcium ion uptake>
5
: producing active immunity <active immunization>
ac·tive·ly adverb

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