Technology / Home Audio / Active: A word prefacing certain circuits in which the processing is performed by use of transistor or tube juctions, rather than passive componenets such as resistors, capacitors, and coils. Such items as crossovers and equalizers may be constructed either way. Active processing usually affords more more options, and greater precision, albeit at greater cost.
Active Adjective Synonyms: strenuous, vigorous, full, dynamic, physical, energetic, lively, busy, brisk, bustling, occupied, on the move, on the go, running
Entertainment / Video Games / Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS): Professional membership organization serving the interactive entertainment development community, the Academy works to advance interactive entertainment through events that focus on the artistic aspec MORE
Business / Taxes / Actively Managed Fund: Managers of actively managed mutual funds buy and sell investments to achieve a particular goal, such as providing a certain level of return or beating a relevant benchmark. As a result, they generall MORE