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:

    So hills and valleys into singing break;
    And though poor stones have neither speech nor tongue,
    While active winds and streams both run and speak,
    Yet stones are deep in admiration.
    Thus praise and prayer here beneath the Sun
    Make lesser mornings when the great are done.
    Henry Vaughan (1622–1695)

    Few, if any, creatures are equally active all night.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    He crafted his writing and loved listening to those tiny explosions when the active brutality of verbs in revolution raced into sweet established nouns to send marching across the page a newly commissioned army of words-on-maneuvers, all decorated in loops, frets, and arrowlike flourishes.
    Alexander Theroux (b. 1940)