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prop·a·ga·tion

 (prŏp′ə-gā′shən)
n.
1. Multiplication or increase, as by natural reproduction.
2. The process of spreading to a larger area or greater number; dissemination.
3. Physics The act or process of propagating, especially the process by which a disturbance, such as the motion of electromagnetic or sound waves, is transmitted through a medium such as air or water.

prop′a·ga′tion·al adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.propagation - the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions
airing, dissemination, public exposure, spreading - the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate
2.propagation - the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production
facts of life, procreation, reproduction, breeding - the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring
biogeny, biogenesis - the production of living organisms from other living organisms
3.propagation - the movement of a wave through a medium
physical phenomenon - a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
Doppler effect, Doppler shift - change 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); generally interpreted as evidence that the universe is expanding
wave front - all the points just reached by a wave as it propagates
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propagation

noun
2. reproduction, generation, breeding, increase, proliferation, multiplication, procreation the successful propagation of a batch of new plants
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propagation

noun
The process by which an organism produces others of its kind:
Obsolete: increase.
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Translations
نَشْر، بَث، تكاثُر
propagace
formering
szaporítás
ræktun; æxlun
propagatie
üremeyayma

propagation

[ˌprɒpəˈgeɪʃən] Npropagación f
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propagation

[ˌprɒpəˈgeɪʃən] n
[+ idea] → propagation f
[+ plant] → propagation f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

propagation

n (= reproduction)Fortpflanzung f; (Hort: of plants) → Vermehrung f; (= dissemination)Verbreitung f; (of views)Verbreitung f, → Propagierung f
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propagation

[ˌprɒpəˈgeɪʃn] n (see vb) → propagazione f, riproduzione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

propagate

(ˈpropəgeit) verb
1. to spread (news etc).
2. to (make plants) produce seeds.
ˌpropaˈgation noun
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prop·a·ga·tion

n. propagación, reproducción.
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[a.sub.i] and [b.sub.j] denote the neuron charging time constants and passive decay rates, respectively; [w.sub.ji], [w.sup.[tau].sub.ji], [v.sub.ij] and [v.sup.[tau].sub.ij] are synaptic connection strengths; [g.sub.i] and [g.sub.j] represent the activation functions of the neurons and the propagational signal functions, respectively; and [I.sub.i] and [J.sub.j] are the exogenous inputs.
During the meeting, they discussed aspects of cooperation between the League and the Academy for the good of Islam and Muslims, especially in Islamic jurisprudence, propagational and educational fields.