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

 stimulating
 (a.)刺激的,有刺激性的

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

 stimulating
      adj 1: rousing or quickening activity or the senses; "a stimulating
             discussion" [ant: unstimulating]
      2: that stimulates; "stimulant phenomena" [syn: stimulant]
      3: making lively and cheerful; "the exhilarating effect of
         mountain air" [syn: exhilarating]