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:

    We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until we move from the passive voice to the active voice—that is, until we have stopped saying “It got lost,” and say, “I lost it.”
    Sydney J. Harris (b. 1917)

    All is changed. All looks strange to me and gives me a feeling which I would rather get away from, although I know it to be the carrying out of natural laws. And I am not complaining. I am doing the same as many old people have done, I suppose, who have led an active life and suddenly find themselves living without a purpose. Oh, my heart is so full. I could write a big book on the subject of going out of this world gracefully.
    Maria D. Brown (1827–1927)

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