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re·pro·duc·tion

 (rē′prə-dŭk′shən)
n.
1. The act of reproducing or the condition or process of being reproduced.
2. Something reproduced, especially in the faithfulness of its resemblance to the form and elements of the original: a fine reproduction of a painting by Matisse.
3. Biology The sexual or asexual process by which organisms generate new individuals of the same kind; procreation.

reproduction

(ˌriːprəˈdʌkʃən)
n
1. (Biology) biology any of various processes, either sexual or asexual, by which an animal or plant produces one or more individuals similar to itself
2. (Art Terms)
a. an imitation or facsimile of a work of art, esp of a picture made by photoengraving
b. (as modifier): a reproduction portrait. Sometimes shortened to: repro
3. (Electronics) the quality of sound from an audio system: this amplifier gives excellent reproduction.
4. the act or process of reproducing
5. the state of being reproduced
6. (Theatre) a revival of an earlier production, as of a play

re•pro•duc•tion

(ˌri prəˈdʌk ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of reproducing.
2. a copy or duplicate of an original.
3. the process among organisms by which new individuals of the same kind are generated.

re·pro·duc·tion

(rē′prə-dŭk′shən)
The process by which cells and organisms produce other cells and organisms of the same kind. Cell reproduction usually involves division of a cell into two identical parts by means of mitosis or into four different parts by meiosis. ♦ The reproduction of organisms by the union of male and female reproductive cells (gametes) is called sexual reproduction. Most multicellular animals reproduce sexually. ♦ Reproduction in which offspring are produced by a single parent, without the union of reproductive cells, is called asexual reproduction. The fission (splitting) of bacterial cells is a form of asexual reproduction. Many plants and fungi are capable of reproducing both sexually and asexually, as are some animals, such as sponges.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reproduction - the process of generating offspringreproduction - the process of generating offspring
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
agamogenesis, asexual reproduction - reproduction without the fusion of gametes
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
birthing, giving birth, parturition, birth - the process of giving birth
amphimixis, sexual reproduction - reproduction involving the union or fusion of a male and a female gamete
2.reproduction - recall that is hypothesized to work by storing the original stimulus input and reproducing it during recall
recollection, reminiscence, recall - the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort); "he has total recall of the episode"
3.reproduction - copy that is not the originalreproduction - copy that is not the original; something that has been copied
copy - a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing; "she made a copy of the designer dress"; "the clone was a copy of its ancestor"
toy - a nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier); "a toy stove"
4.reproduction - the act of making copies; "Gutenberg's reproduction of holy texts was far more efficient"
scanning - the 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
copying - an act of copying
sound reproduction - the reproduction of sound
5.reproduction - the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspringreproduction - the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring
sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
miscegenation, crossbreeding, interbreeding - reproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons)
multiplication, propagation, generation - the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production

reproduction

noun
1. copy, picture, print, replica, imitation, duplicate, reprint, xerox, facsimile, carbon copy a reproduction of a religious painting
copy original, master, prototype
2. duplication, printing, copying, duplicating, photocopying, xeroxing, photostatting I have no problem with the reproduction of old styles.
3. (Biology) breeding, procreation, propagation, multiplying, increase, generation, proliferation, multiplication what doctors call `assisted human reproduction'

reproduction

noun
1. Something closely resembling another:
Archaic: simulacre.
2. The process by which an organism produces others of its kind:
Obsolete: increase.
Translations
تناسُل، تَوالُدصُورَةصورَه طِبْق الأصْل
reprodukcerozmnožování
reproduktionforplantning
kaksoiskappalekopiolisääntyminen
reprodukcija
reprodukciószaporodás
æxluneftirlíking
繁殖
재생산
rozmnožovanie
posnetekrazmnoževanje
avbildningreplikareproduktion
การผลิตใหม่
üremeyavrulamakopyareprodüksiyon
tác phẩm sao chép

reproduction

[ˌriːprəˈdʌkʃən]
A. N
1. (= act of reproducing) → reproducción f; (= copy) → copia f, reproducción f
2. (Bio) → reproducción f
B. CPD reproduction furniture Nmuebles mpl antiguos de imitación

reproduction

[ˌriːprəˈdʌkʃən] n
[animal, plant, human] → reproduction f
(= copy) [painting, antique, book] → reproduction f
[sound] → reproduction freproduction furniture ncopies fpl de meubles anciens

reproduction

n
(= procreation)Fortpflanzung f
(= copying)Reproduktion f; (of documents)Vervielfältigung f; sound reproductionKlang- or Tonwiedergabe f; this radio has good reproductiondas Radio gibt den Ton gut wieder
(= copy)Reproduktion f; (= photo)Kopie f; (= sound reproduction)Wiedergabe f

reproduction

[ˌriːprəˈdʌkʃn] n (all senses) → riproduzione f

reproduce

(riːprəˈdjuːs) verb
1. to make or produce a copy of; to make or produce again. Good as the film is, it fails to reproduce the atmosphere of the book; A record-player reproduces the sound which has been recorded on a record.
2. (of humans, animals and plants) to produce (young, seeds etc). How do fish reproduce?
ˌreproˈduction (-ˈdak-) noun
1. the act or process of reproducing. He is studying reproduction in rabbits.
2. a copy (of a work of art etc). These paintings are all reproductions.
ˌreproˈductive (-ˈdaktiv) adjective
of or for reproduction. the reproductive organs of a rabbit.

reproduction

صُورَة reprodukce reproduktion Fortpflanzung αναπαραγωγή reproducción lisääntyminen reproduction reprodukcija riproduzione 繁殖 재생산 reproductie gjengivelse reprodukcja reprodução размножение avbildning การผลิตใหม่ üreme tác phẩm sao chép 繁殖

re·pro·duc·tion

n. reproducción;
sexual ______ sexual.

reproduction

n reproducción f; assisted — reproducción asistida
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At a time when Fascism had launched its pro-natalist campaign, certain types of modern women, who were more concerned with maintaining their slender figure than giving birth, represented a threat to the biological reproduction of the nation.
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Echoing Alcoff, Lennon concedes that the body's relation to biological reproduction has important and even profound effects on who we are and how we can (are permitted to) move through the world.
Moreover, if males have this desire for biological reproduction, why have birth rates plummeted in every industrialized country since the 1800s?
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It just reminds me what Deleuze says in the Anti-Oedipus that the formation of political reproduction at present is taking place through the reproduction of capital (all it matters is reproduction of money) whereas it would take place through biological reproduction (kinship, bigotry etc.
Gays choose their ungodly sexual inclination which is unnatural in regards to the biological reproduction process.
Haber's discussion, for instance, of how the Duchess transforms the gendered syntax of "enter" (in contrast to Ferdinand, who "enters" the Duchess's chamber clutching his father's "poniard" as a phallic sign of patrilineal privilege, the Duchess "enters" Antonio "into my heart")--demonstrates a keen eye for the telling textual or lexical detail that limns an ecriture feminine no longer confined just to pregnant bodies, and open instead to modes of destabilization not limited to biological reproduction (80).
The analysis of Au Bonheur des Dames as national allegory focuses on the contrast between "feminine" tropes, such as consumption and biological reproduction, and the "virile" vocabulary of production and war, eroticized in Zola as the pleasure of power.

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