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propagation

Noun

1 the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions [syn: extension]
2 the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production [syn: generation, multiplication]
3 the movement of a wave through a medium

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Pronunciation

Noun

propagation
  1. the multiplication or natural increase in a population
  2. the dissemination of something to a larger area or greater number
  3. the act of propagating, especially the movement of a wave
  4. the elongation part of transcription
  5. winning new converts
  6. some degree of success in the spread of propaganda

Translations

the multiplication or natural increase in a population
the dissemination of something to a larger area or greater number
the act of propagating, especially the movement of a wave
the elongation part of transcription
winning new converts
some degree of success in the spread of propaganda

Extensive Definition

Propagation can refer to:
propagation in German: Propagation
propagation in French: Propagation
propagation in Dutch: Propagatie
propagation in Polish: Propagacja

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