Active

Active may refer to:

Human Activity
  • An active lifestyle, a lifestyle characterized by frequent or various social, intellectual, and (particularly) physical activities
  • An "active" in a fraternity or sorority
Computers and electronics
  • Active component, a type of component in electronics
  • Active Enterprises, a defunct video game developer
  • Sky Active, the brand name for interactive features on Sky Digital available in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland
Music
  • Active Records, a record label
  • Active (album), an album by Casiopea
Ships
  • Active (ship), a brigantine which sank in 1810 somewhere in the Tasman Sea
  • HMS Active, the name of various ships of the British Royal Navy
  • USCS Active (1852), a United States Coast Survey ship in commission from 1852 to 1861
  • USCGC Active, the name of various ships of the United States Coast Guard
  • USRC Active, the name of various ships of the United States Revenue Cutter Service
  • USS Active, the name of various ships of the United States Navy
Other
  • Active volcano, a volcano which erupts regularly
  • The active grammatical voice, in which the subject is the agent or actor of the verb
  • Active learning, teaching or instruction technique
  • ACTIVE, or "Active - sobriety, friendship and peace", a European temperance youth organization formerly known as the European Good Templar Youth Federation (EGTYF)
  • Active, the original name of the early steam locomotive Locomotion No 1

Famous quotes containing the word active:

    This teaching is not practical in the sense in which the New Testament is. It is not always sound sense in practice. The Brahman never proposes courageously to assault evil, but patiently to starve it out. His active faculties are paralyzed by the idea of caste, of impassable limits of destiny and the tyranny of time.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    You need not be proud of me.... I’m only being active till you can be again—it isn’t such a great desire on my part to serve the world and I’ll fall back into habits of sloth quite easily!
    Eleanor Roosevelt (1884–1962)

    Things happen to us, all the time. It was like that for a century, and it is again. It’s not like here: People always do things, because you are born with it; you are brought up in this spirit, the active approach to life: “Stand up and go.” We were not. We were always passive in our lives.
    Natasha Dudinska (b. c. 1967)