Meaning of REPRODUCTION in English

/ree'preuh duk"sheuhn/ , n.

1. the act or process of reproducing.

2. the state of being reproduced.

3. something made by reproducing an original; copy; duplicate: a photographic reproduction; a reproduction of a Roman vase.

4. Biol. the natural process among organisms by which new individuals are generated and the species perpetuated.

[ 1650-60; RE- + PRODUCTION ]

Syn. 3. replica, facsimile. 4. generation, propagation.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .