Meaning of PROPAGATION in English

PROPAGATION

— propagational , adj.

/prop'euh gay"sheuhn/ , n.

1. the act of propagating.

2. the fact of being propagated.

3. multiplication by natural reproduction.

4. transmission or dissemination.

[ 1400-50; late ME propagacyon propagation- (s. of propagatio ). See PROPAGATE, -ION ]

Syn. 4. spreading, dispersion, diffusion.

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