Crossword clues for actuation
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Actuation \Ac`tu*a"tion\, n. [Cf. LL. actuatio.]
A bringing into action; movement.
n. The act of putting into motion.
n. the act of propelling [syn: propulsion]
- High Redundancy Actuation (HRA), a new approach to fault tolerant control in the area of mechanical actuation.
- Variable valve actuation, any mechanism or method that can alter the shape or timing of a valve lift event within an internal combustion engine.
Usage examples of "actuation".
He was wholly undramatic in the actuation of the characters which he imagined so dramatically.
Though a far less obvious act of sabotage than smashing the actuation panel, it was just as effective.
Five seconds after actuation the chemical bomb blows and knocks out the controls.