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stimulates, 3rd person singular present; stimulated, past participle; stimulated, past tense; stimulating, present participle;
  1. Raise levels of physiological or nervous activity in (the body or any biological system)
    • - the women are given fertility drugs to stimulate their ovaries
  2. Encourage interest or activity in (a person or animal)
    • - the reader could not fail to be stimulated by the ideas presented
  3. Encourage development of or increased activity in (a state or process)
    • - the courses stimulate a passion for learning
    • - tax changes designed to stimulate economic growth

  1. act as a stimulant; "The book stimulated her imagination"; "This play stimulates"
  2. induce: cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa"
  3. stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
  4. cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"
  5. induce: cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"
  6. stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"
  7. provoke: provide the needed stimulus for
  8. (stimulated) emotionally aroused
  9. (stimulating) rousing or quickening activity or the senses; "a stimulating discussion"
  10. (stimulating) exhilarating: making lively and cheerful; "the exhilarating effect of mountain air"
  11. Stimulation is the action of various agents (stimuli) on muscles, nerves, or a sensory end organ, by which activity is evoked; especially, the nervous impulse produced by various agents on nerves, or a sensory end organ, by which the part connected with the nerve is thrown into a state of activity.
  12. (stimulation) A pushing or goading toward action; An activity causing excitement or pleasure; : Any action or condition that creates a response; sensory input
  13. (Stimulating) herbs are thought to quicken and invigorate the physiological and metabolic activity of the body.
  14. (Stimulating) induces invigoration
  15. (stimulating) something that rouses and involves our senses and interest.
  16. (Stimulation) the term used for several processes to enlarge old channels, or create new ones, in the producing formation of a well designed to enhance production. Examples include acidizing and fracturing.
  17. (stimulation) administration of hormones that induce development of multiple ovarian follicles
  18. (STIMULATION) The technique of getting more production from a down hole formation. Stimulation may involve acidizing, hydraulic fracturing, shooting or simply cleaning out to get rid of and control sand.
  19. (STIMULATION) Companion parrots need a great deal of stimulation to remain healthy and happy. They need for the people in their lives to keep them active and provide them with many stimulating sources for exercise, play, foraging, and entertainment.
  20. (Stimulation) A process used by the operator in order to increase the conductivity between the formation and the wellbore. Acidizing and frac’ing are both forms of stimutation.
  21. (Stimulation) Generally, any process performed on an oil or natural gas well to increase the flow of energy to the surface. Stimulation processes include fracturing, scale and paraffin removal, controlling unwanted water, and certain types of perforating.
  22. (Stimulation) Increase of a measured output. Unit of Measure is always % when normalized to the dynamic range of the assay (Min and Max control wells). Note that this calculation can generate percents much higher than 100.
  23. (Stimulation) Techniques used in the completion phase to try to enhance the production of a well. Usually involves chemicals which eat away the rock. Differs from fracturing in that pressure is not used.
  24. (Stimulation) daring activities; varied life; exciting life
  25. (Stimulation) reflecting the position of the person, with usage of language to help build the relationship.