verb (used with object), stim·u·lat·ed, stim·u·lat·ing.
verb (used without object), stim·u·lat·ed, stim·u·lat·ing.
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To understand the little creatures' gliding capabilities, Dececchi’s team scanned a fossilized Yi specimen using a technique called laser-stimulated fluorescence.Dinosaurs may have evolved into birds, but early flights didn’t go so well|Kate Baggaley|October 23, 2020|Popular Science
These cells contain genes called luciferasesthat instruct the creatures to start a chemical reaction that stimulates a molecule called luciferin.
To assess the dinos’ flight capability, Dececchi and colleagues used laser-stimulated fluorescence imaging, which can pick up details of soft tissues such as membranes or cartilage in fossils, to reanalyze the anatomy of Yi and Ambopteryx.
Lawmakers created a new pot of money, setting aside $90 million in 2016 to create new job opportunities and stimulate the economies of Kentucky, Pennsylvania and West Virginia by developing reclaimed mine sites.The Elk, the Tourists and the Missing Coal Country Jobs|by R.G. Dunlop, Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting|October 22, 2020|ProPublica
Licking around the mouth seems to be the cue that stimulates her to vomit up some nicely partially digested meat.Forget Everything You Know About Your Dog (Ep. 436)|Stephen J. Dubner|October 22, 2020|Freakonomics
His mother has taken the only sensible course; she has encouraged him without subjecting him to overstimulation.The Measurement of Intelligence|Lewis Madison Terman
Dr. Anstie therefore recommends that the word "overstimulation" be disused, as unphilosophical and self-contradictory.Tobacco and Alcohol|John Fiske