active server pages
World-Wide Web, programming
(ASP) A scripting environment for Microsoft Internet Information Server in which you can combine HTML, scripts and reusable ActiveX server components to create dynamic web pages.
IIS 4.0 includes scripting engines for Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript) and Microsoft JScript. ActiveX scripting engines for Perl and REXX are available through third-party developers.
- Active site
the part of an enzyme that interacts with the substrate during catalysis. active site n. The part of an enzyme molecule at which catalysis of the substrate occurs. active site The part of an enzyme where the catalytic activity on the substrate takes place. See more at enzyme. The part of an enzyme or antibody […]
- Active sun
the sun at a maximum of solar activity, occurring every 11 years. solar activity, superimposed on an unchanging background.
- Active splint
active splint active splint n. See dynamic splint.
- Active transport
the movement of ions or molecules across a cellular membrane from a lower to a higher concentration, requiring the consumption of energy. Historical Examples Each inactive tape transport requires two amperes and the one active transport requires 10 amperes. Preliminary Specifications: Programmed Data Processor Model Three (PDP-3) Digital Equipment Corporation noun (biochem, physiol) a process […]