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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 ?
Even if they were to leave Europe and inhabit the deserts of the new world, yet one of the first results of those sympathies for which the daemon thirsted would be children, and a race of devils would be propagated upon the earth who might make the very existence of the species of man a condition precarious and full of terror.
The waves of air of the proper length, propagated in accordance with correct mathematical formulas, flowed around all the inanimate things in the room, lapped against Mrs Verloc's head as if it had been a head of stone.
Quarrels began to arise between us; and, propagated and exaggerated by the slanders of the relations of Madame Rigaud, to become notorious to the neighbours.
It is a maxim, sir, that is or ought to be received among all Christians, of what church or pretended church soever, that the Christian knowledge ought to be propagated by all possible means and on all possible occasions.
Plants suitable to be propagated like this include oriental poppies, verbascum, acanthus and Japanese anemones.
However when internal waves propagated horizontally opposite to the direction of dipole translation (counter-propagating) they were reflected vertically at a turning point.
It is an auspicious Buddhist place because this is the place where the Buddhist monks lived and they propagated Buddhism to the country.
CUTTING PROPAGATION: A GUIDE TO PROPAGATING AND PRODUCING FLORICULTURE CROPS is for the serious college-level horticulture collection: it covers vegetatively propagated varieties and provides the latest information on cutting and rooting for optimum results.
Passalong plants are typically defined as those that are easily propagated.
My further view would be that we have propagated the species enough, to the world's exhaustion, but that should not devalue the uniting together of two human beings in mutual, consenting, committed, loving, relationship.
The overwhelming majority, 95 percent or more, are Appendix-II artificially propagated species and their hybrids, comprising several popular genera.
Fig trees are propagated by taking 8- to 12-inch-long woody shoots in December.