HyperDic: reproduction

English > 5 senses of the word reproduction:
NOUNprocessreproductionthe process of generating offspring
cognitionreproduction, reproductive memoryrecall that is hypothesized to work by storing the original stimulus input and reproducing it during recall
artifactreproduction, replica, replicationcopy that is not the original
actreproduction, replicationthe act of making copies
actreproduction, procreation, breeding, facts of lifethe sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring
reproduction > pronunciation
Soundsriy.prahdah'kshahn
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English > reproduction: 5 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe process of generating offspring.
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Partsparturition, birth, giving birth, birthingThe process of giving birth
Narrowerasexual reproduction, agamogenesisreproduction without the fusion of gametes
sexual reproduction, amphimixisreproduction involving the union or fusion of a male and a female gamete
Broaderorganic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms
Spanishreproducción
Catalanreproducció
Verbsreproducehave offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant
English > reproduction: 5 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningrecall that is hypothesized to work by storing the original stimulus input and reproducing it during recall.
Synonymreproductive memory
Broaderrecall, recollection, reminiscenceThe process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort)
English > reproduction: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningCopy that is not the original; something that has been copied.
Synonymsreplica, replication
NarrowertoyA nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier)
BroadercopyA thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
Spanishreplicación, réplica, reproducción
Catalanreplicació, rèplica, reproducció
English > reproduction: 5 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of making copies.
Example"Gutenberg's reproduction of holy texts was far more efficient"
Synonymreplication
NarrowerscanningThe act of systematically moving a finely focused beam of light or electrons over a surface in order to produce an image of it for analysis or transmission
sound reproductionThe reproduction of sound
BroadercopyingAn act of copying / copying / copying
Spanishreproducción
Catalanreproducció
Verbsreproducemake a copy or equivalent of
English > reproduction: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring.
Synonymsprocreation, breeding, facts of life
Narrowergeneration, multiplication, propagationThe act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production
miscegenation, crossbreeding, interbreedingreproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons)
Broadersexual activity, sexual practice, sex, sex activityActivities associated with sexual intercourse
Spanishprocreación, reproducción
Catalanprocreació, reproducció
Verbsreproducehave offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant

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