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English noun: reproduction

1. reproduction (process) the process of generating offspring


Broader (hypernym)biological process, organic process


Narrower (hyponym)agamogenesis, amphimixis, asexual reproduction, sexual reproduction


Part holonymbirth, birthing, giving birth, parturition


Domain categorybiological science, biology

2. reproduction (cognition) recall that is hypothesized to work by storing the original stimulus input and reproducing it during recall


Synonymsreproductive memory


Broader (hypernym)recall, recollection, reminiscence

3. reproduction (artifact) copy that is not the original; something that has been copied


Synonymsreplica, replication


Broader (hypernym)copy


Narrower (hyponym)toy

4. reproduction (act) the act of making copies


SamplesGutenberg's reproduction of holy texts was far more efficient.


Synonymsreplication


Broader (hypernym)copying


Narrower (hyponym)scanning, sound reproduction

5. reproduction (act) the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring


Synonymsbreeding, facts of life, procreation


Broader (hypernym)sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice


Narrower (hyponym)crossbreeding, generation, interbreeding, miscegenation, multiplication, propagation









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