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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stim·u·late v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stimulated p. pr. & vb. n. Stimulating.]
 1. To excite as if with a goad; to excite, rouse, or animate, to action or more vigorous exertion by some pungent motive or by persuasion; as, to stimulate one by the hope of reward, or by the prospect of glory.
    To excite and stimulate us thereunto.   --Dr. J. Scott.
 2. Physiol. To excite; to irritate; especially, to excite the activity of (a nerve or an irritable muscle), as by electricity.
 Syn: -- To animate; incite; encourage; impel; urge; instigate; irritate; exasperate; incense.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : emotionally aroused [syn: stirred, stirred up, aroused]