Meaning of excitation
Pronunciation: (ek"sī-tā'shun, -si-), [key]
- the act of exciting.
- the state of being excited.
- the application of voltage to an electric device, as an electron-tube circuit, an antenna, or a dynamotor, often for producing a magnetic field in the device.
- the voltage applied.
- a process in which a molecule, atom, nucleus, or particle is excited.
- Also calledthe varying voltage applied to the control electrode of a vacuum tube.
- excitation (Thesaurus)