reactivation

noun re·ac·ti·va·tion \ (ˌ)rē-ˌak-tə-ˈvā-shən \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reactivation

plural reactivations
: the act or process of making something active again or becoming active again : the act or process of reactivating or the condition of being reactivated
  • reactivation of a dormant virus
  • reactivation of several warships

First Known Use of reactivation

1903

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reactivation

noun re·ac·ti·va·tion \ -ˌak-tə-ˈvā-shən \

medical Definition of reactivation

: the act or process of reactivating or condition of being reactivated

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