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prop·a·gate

(prop'ă-gāt),
1. To reproduce; to generate.
2. To move along a fiber, for example, propagation of the nerve impulse.
[L. propago, pp. -atus, to generate, reproduce]

propagate

(prŏp′ə-gāt′)
v. propa·gated, propa·gating, propa·gates
v.tr.
1. To cause (an organism) to multiply or breed.
2. To breed (offspring).
3. To transmit (characteristics) from one generation to another.
4. Physics To cause (a wave, for example) to move in some direction or through a medium; transmit.
v.intr.
1. To have offspring; multiply.
2. To extend to a broader area or larger number; spread.
3. Physics To move through a medium.

prop′a·ga·ble (-gə-bəl) adj.
prop′a·ga′tive adj.
prop′a·ga′tor n.

prop·a·gate

(prop'ă-gāt)
1. To reproduce; to generate.
2. To move along a fiber, e.g., propagation of the nerve impulse.
[L. propago, pp. -atus, to generate, reproduce]

propagate

  1. to reproduce by natural or artifical means.
  2. (nerve impulse) to travel along a nerve fibre without losing strength.

prop·a·gate

(prop'ă-gāt)
1. To reproduce; to generate.
2. To move along a fiber, e.g., propagation of the nerve impulse.
[L. propago, pp. -atus, to generate, reproduce]
References in classic literature ?
There is not a drop of Tom's corrupted blood but propagates infection and contagion somewhere.
In this way a man gathers a domain in his neighbors' hope and fear as well as gratitude; and power, when once it has got into that subtle region, propagates itself, spreading out of all proportion to its external means.
That changing h-field induces an e-field to the right, and this continues as an e-field/h-field leap-frog, as long as the signal and "ground" are well-behaved, allowing the signal to propagate through the dielectric, guided by the signal and ground structures.
Gardeners' World on October 11 will show you a different way to propagate heathers.
They propagate Iranophobia because they are fearful of being overthrown," Rapporteur of the parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Seyed Hossein Naqavi Hosseini said in Tehran at the time.
Yes, now is the perfect time to propagate some of your favourite perennials from roots.
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Propagate African violets by inserting leaf cuttings.
As internal waves propagate through these fields they can refract and redistribute energy to different scales or break causing irreversible mixing.
QUETTA, August 22, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Youth Wing, Balochistan have said that there are few opportunists, who are trying to propagate against the senior vice president of PML-N Youth Wing, Jehangir Kharoti.
QUETTA, August 22, 2011 (Frontier Star): The leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Youth Wing, Balochistan have said that there are few opportunists, who are trying to propagate against the senior vice president of PML-N Youth Wing, Jehangir Kharoti.
It starts with the essential principles that 1) all interconnects are transmission lines and that signals are the voltage between the two conductors that make up the transmission line; 2) signals always propagate down the transmission line at the speed of light in the material; 3) signals see an instantaneous impedance each step of the way as they propagate down the line, and 4) the return current is just as important as the signal current.