HyperDic: propagation

English > 3 senses of the word propagation:
NOUNcommunicationpropagation, extensionthe spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions
actpropagation, generation, multiplicationthe act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production
phenomenonpropagationthe movement of a wave through a medium
propagation > pronunciation
Soundspraa.pahgey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > propagation: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions.
Synonymextension
Broaderdissemination, airing, public exposure, spreadingThe opening of a subject / subject to widespread discussion and debate
Spanishpropagación
Catalanpropagació
Verbspropagatecause to become widely known
propagatetransmit or cause to broaden or spread
English > propagation: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production.
Synonymsgeneration, multiplication
Narrowerbiogenesis, biogenyThe production of living organisms from other living organisms
Broaderreproduction, procreation, breeding, facts of lifeThe sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring
Spanishgeneración, multiplicación, propagación
Catalangeneració, multiplicació, propagació
Adjectivespropagativecharacterized by propagation / propagation or relating to propagation / propagation
Verbspropagatemultiply sexually or asexually
propagatecause to propagate, as by grafting or layering
propagatetransmit from one generation to the next
English > propagation: 3 senses > noun 3, phenomenon
MeaningThe movement of a wave through a medium.
NarrowerDoppler effect, Doppler shiftchange in the apparent frequency of a wave as observer and source move toward or away from each other
red shift, redshift(astronomy) a shift in the spectra of very distant galaxies toward longer wavelengths (toward the red end of the spectrum)
wave frontAll the points just reached by a wave as it propagates / propagates
Broaderphysical phenomenonA natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
Spanishpropagación
Catalanpropagació
Verbspropagatetransmit
propagatetravel through the air

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