caf·​fein·​at·​ed | \ ˈka-fə-ˌnā-təd , -fē-ə- \

Definition of caffeinated

1 : stimulated by or as if by caffeine caffeinated workers caffeinated rhythms of electronic music— Marc Weingarten
2 : containing caffeine caffeinated coffee

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In other words, the drone would be able to detect barometers of a person's energy such as blood pressure, pupil dilation, and facial expressions, and then give them a caffeinated boost as a result. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "IBM Files Patent For a Coffee Delivery Drone," 24 Aug. 2018 For better sleep, Dr. Muth favors having a bedtime routine and educating parents and children about limiting screen time and sugary or caffeinated drinks. Sumathi Reddy, WSJ, "Do Dietary Supplements Help or Hurt Children?," 2 July 2018 The Dragon was carrying super-caffeinated coffee to go with the fresh blueberries and ice cream., "Rocket delivers robot, ice cream, mice to space station," 3 July 2018 The associations were similar for ground and instant coffee, and for caffeinated and decaffeinated. Nicholas Bakalar, New York Times, "Coffee Drinkers May Live Longer," 2 July 2018 There’s also a plethora of human-specific issues that need to be worked out, such as overall safety, timing of caffeine consumption, potential disruption of sleep with caffeinated therapies, and how the cell implants would work in humans. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, "Scientists use caffeine to control genes—and treat diabetic mice with coffee," 20 June 2018 Ms Sweet, who resembles a slightly less caffeinated Elizabeth Warren, urged her supporters to vote for Mr Eves; while Mr Eves asked his supporters to back Ms Sweet. The Economist, "In praise of ranked-choice voting," 14 June 2018 Your very first superhero, with a cape cleverly disguised as a bathrobe and the kind of caffeinated courage required to take on the rewarding-but-daunting task of fatherhood. Bonnie Mccarthy,, "Thanks, Dad: We've got 10 great ways to say Happy Father's Day," 8 June 2018 Though Chicago's temperatures may be taking us all on a reluctant rollercoaster ride, the month of May is made for readjusting to life outdoors and, of course, switching from hot caffeinated beverages to refreshing iced varieties. Shelbie Lynn Bostedt, RedEye Chicago, "Channel your summer zen with free iced tea on Friday," 22 May 2017

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circa 1896, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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English Language Learners Definition of caffeinated

: containing caffeine

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