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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]
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