Definition of Actuating

1. Adjective. Causing motion or action or change.

Exact synonyms: Activating
Similar to: Causative



Definition of Actuating

1. Verb. (present participle of actuate) ¹

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Definition of Actuating

1. actuate [v] - See also: actuate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Actuating

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Literary usage of Actuating

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1. Philosophical Problems in the Light of Vital Organization by Edmund Montgomery (1907)
"(3) CAUSATION OR actuating POWER Substantiality considered not only statically ... For this reason Leibnitz, who rightly held that no actuating principle is ..."

2. State Geological Survey of Kansas. [Reports] by Kansas Geological Survey (1904)
"actuating device for a self-contained prospect drilling outfit. A form of drilling outfit, ... Following is a brief description of the actuating devices ..."

3. American Pedagogy: Education, the School, and the Teacher in American by Henry Barnard, American Journal of Education (1876)
"TUE actuating PRINCIPLE OF THE REFLECTIVE FACULTIES: INQUIRY. ... As an impelling and actuating force, inquiry, or inquisition, performs for the ..."

4. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"Kleptomania is an irresistible tendency to theft actuating people who are not tempted to it by necessitous circumstances or any obvious and natural motive, ..."

5. The Essentials of æsthetics in Music, Poetry, Painting, Sculpture and by George Lansing Raymond (1921)
"... Gesture—Opening Gesture— Movements of Arms—Gestures Inward and Outward—Dramatic Gestures—General actuating Motives Represented in the Gestures—Analogous ..."

6. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1869)
"... one end of the cylinder in which the piston works, and to this piston the connecting rod is directly pivoted, the opposite end actuating the flywheel. ..."

7. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art. by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1869)
"... one end of the cylinder in which the piston works, and to this piston the connecting rod is directly pivoted, the opposite end actuating the i\y- wheel. ..."

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