Associations to the word «Propagation»

Wiktionary

PROPAGATION, noun. The multiplication or natural increase in a population
PROPAGATION, noun. The dissemination of something to a larger area or greater number
PROPAGATION, noun. (physics) the act of propagating, especially the movement of a wave
PROPAGATION, noun. (genetics) the elongation part of transcription
PROPAGATION, noun. (religion) winning new converts
PROPAGATION, noun. Some degree of success in the spread of propaganda

Dictionary definition

PROPAGATION, noun. The spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions.
PROPAGATION, noun. The act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production.
PROPAGATION, noun. The movement of a wave through a medium.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.