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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 prop·a·ga·tion /ˌprɑpəˈgeʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 prop·a·ga·tion /ˌprɑpəˈgeʃən/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prop·a·ga·tion n.
 1. The act of propagating; continuance or multiplication of the kind by generation or successive production; as, the propagation of animals or plants.
    There is not in nature any spontaneous generation, but all come by propagation.   --Ray.
 2. The spreading abroad, or extension, of anything; diffusion; dissemination; as, the propagation of sound; the propagation of the gospel.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new
           regions [syn: extension]
      2: the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such
         production [syn: generation, multiplication]
      3: the movement of a wave through a medium