A substance that acts to increase physiological or nervous activity in the body. (noun)
Something that promotes activity, interest, or enthusiasm. (noun)
Acting as a stimulant. (adjective)
Examples of word stimulant
We take a solution of what we call a stimulant and immerse the bioplasm in it, and we find that it increases its activity, moves faster, takes up more pabulum, and divides more rapidly than in the unstimulated condition.
But the eye-opening stimulant is found in lots of other beverages, and even some food and medications.
In similar ways to stimulant drugs such as amphetamine, clenbuterol can have short-term stimulant effects, including increasing aerobic capacity, blood pressure and alertness.
The main stimulant used for ADHD is an amphetamine-like drug, which purportedly acts as a tranquilizer in children.
Senor, the former U.S. occupation official, agrees that Saddam's trial could be a "short-term stimulant" for the insurgency.