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Spanish translation of “stimulus”

stimulus

noun /ˈstimjuləs/ (plural stimuli /-liː/)
something that causes a reaction in a living thing Light is the stimulus that causes a flower to open. something that rouses or encourages a person etc to action or greater effort Many people think that children need the stimulus of competition to make them work better in school.
(Definition of stimulus from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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