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

 rep·e·ti·tion /ˌrɛpəˈtɪʃən/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rep·e·ti·tion n.
 1. The act of repeating; a doing or saying again; iteration.
    I need not be barren of accusations; he hath faults, with surplus to tire in repetition.   --Shak.
 2. Recital from memory; rehearsal.
 3. Mus. The act of repeating, singing, or playing, the same piece or part a second time; reiteration of a note.
 4. Rhet. Reiteration, or repeating the same word, or the same sense in different words, for the purpose of making a deeper impression on the audience.
 5. Astron. & Surv. The measurement of an angle by successive observations with a repeating instrument.
 Syn: -- Iteration; rehearsal. See Tautology.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an event that repeats; "the events today were a repeat of
           yesterday's" [syn: repeat]
      2: the act of doing or performing again [syn: repeating]
      3: the repeated use of the same word or word pattern as a
         rhetorical device