Lexique scientifique transdisciplinaire


Résultats anglais
active (adj)
Sens 1 : in a state of action; moving, working, or doing something [source : CED]
Équivalent(s) : actif:1
Contextes :
  • He was also active in racial politics, becoming a great friend of Wendell Phillips, while Cardinal Gibbons, the Archbishop of Baltimore, wrote an introduction to a biography published shortly after his death in 1890, hailing the escaped convict as "a great and good man" (Roche v).
  • When operating in active mode, the system should autonomously perform continuous observation of the areas of interest.
  • Importantly, many children became active participants in their mother's businesses.
Sens 2 : having an effect, not merely passive. [source : OAL]
Équivalent(s) : actif:3
Contextes :
  • As noted by Bass, "Federal, state, and local governments have an active role in creating and preserving the apartheid system" (Bass 2001 a, 46).
  • The report provided a number of trenchant suggestions, including the recommendation for active versus passive defense measures, the centralization of all air defense assets under one commander, and the close coordination between air defense and the early warning system.
  • He criticized the American hierarchy and suggested that in order to decrease the number of appeals, Rome needed to provide active leadership regarding the process for selecting bishops and in the administration of clerical discipline.
attractive (adj)