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English noun: propagation

1. propagation (communication) the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions


Synonymsextension


Broader (hypernym)airing, dissemination, public exposure, spreading

2. propagation (act) the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production


Synonymsgeneration, multiplication


Broader (hypernym)breeding, facts of life, procreation, reproduction


Narrower (hyponym)biogenesis, biogeny

3. propagation (phenomenon) the movement of a wave through a medium


Broader (hypernym)physical phenomenon


Narrower (hyponym)Doppler effect, Doppler shift, red shift, redshift, wave front









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