HyperDic: regeneration

English > 4 senses of the word regeneration:
NOUNprocessregeneration(biology) growth anew of lost tissue or destroyed parts or organs
processregeneration, positive feedbackfeedback in phase with (augmenting) the input
actregenerationthe activity of spiritual or physical renewal
actregeneration, re-formationforming again (especially with improvements or removal of defects / defects)
regeneration > pronunciation
Soundsriyjheh'nerey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > regeneration: 4 senses > noun 1, process
Meaning(biology) growth anew of lost tissue or destroyed parts or organs.
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Narrowermorphallaxisregeneration on a reduced scale of a body part
Broaderorganic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms
Spanishregeneración
Catalanregeneració
Verbsregenerateundergo regeneration
regeneratereplace (tissue or a body part) through the formation of new tissue
English > regeneration: 4 senses > noun 2, process
Meaningfeedback in phase with (augmenting) the input.
Synonympositive feedback
Narrowervicious circle, vicious cycleOne trouble leads to another that aggravates the first
BroaderfeedbackThe process in which part of the output of a system is returned to its input in order to regulate its further output
Spanishrealimentación positiva, retroalimentación positiva
Verbsregenerateamplify (an electron current) by causing part of the power in the output circuit to act upon the input circuit
English > regeneration: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe activity of spiritual or physical renewal.
Broaderrevival, resurgence, revitalization, revitalisation, revivificationBringing again into activity and prominence
Spanishregeneración
Verbsregeneratereturn to life
English > regeneration: 4 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningforming again (especially with improvements or removal of defects / defects); renewing and reconstituting.
Synonymre-formation
BroaderreconstructionThe activity of constructing something again
Verbsregenerateundergo regeneration
regeneratebe formed or shaped anew
regeneratereestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new

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