If Venex 17's head had been severed for less than three weeks he could reactivate it.
My thought then, as I explained to Fles, was to reactivate the factory and sell my product to the sightseers.
1902, from re- "back, again" + activate. Related: Reactivated; reactivating; reactivation.
reactivate re·ac·ti·vate (rē-āk'tə-vāt')v. re·ac·ti·vat·ed, re·ac·ti·vat·ing, re·ac·ti·vates
To make active again.
To restore the ability to function or the effectiveness of.