Activation

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  • (chemistry) The process of making a radioisotope by bombarding a stable element with neutrons or protons.
    Source: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • (geology)
  1. In the flotation process of mineral dressing, the process of altering the surface of specific mineral particles in a mineral pulp to promote adherence of certain reagents. Pryor, 3
  2. The changing of the passive surface of a metal to a chemically active state. CF: passivation
  3. In the flotation process of ore beneficiation, the process of altering the surface of specific mineral particles in an ore pulp to promote adherence of certain reagents. Henderson
  4. The process of making a material radioactive by bombardment with neutrons, protons, or other nuclear particles. See also: activation analysis
    Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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