Meaning of PROPAGATION in English


Pronunciation: ˌ prä-p ə - ' g ā -sh ə n

Function: noun

Date: 15th century

: the act or action of propagating: as a : increase (as of a kind of organism) in numbers b : the spreading of something (as a belief) abroad or into new regions c : enlargement or extension (as of a crack) in a solid body

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