propagate

  扩展词汇  
['prɒpəɡeɪt]     ['prɑːpəɡeɪt]    
  • v. 繁殖;增殖;传播;传送
propagable propagator propagated propagated propagating propagates
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propagate的英文翻译是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

双解释义

v. (动词)
  1. vt. & vi. 扩大; 繁殖 enlarge; increase the number by natural process from the parent stock
  2. vt. & vi. 散布,传播 spread more widely

英英释义

Verb:
  1. transmit from one generation to the next;

    "propagate these characteristics"

  2. travel through the air;

    "sound and light propagate in this medium"

  3. transmit;

    "propagate sound or light through air"

  4. become distributed or widespread;

    "the infection spread"
    "Optimism spread among the population"

  5. transmit or cause to broaden or spread;

    "This great civilization was propagated throughout the land"

  6. cause to become widely known;

    "spread information"
    "circulate a rumor"
    "broadcast the news"

  7. cause to propagate, as by grafting or layering

  8. multiply sexually or asexually

propagate的用法和样例:

例句

用作动词 (v.)
  1. Most plants propagate by seed.
    大多数植物靠种子繁殖。
  2. Insects propagate themselves by means of eggs.
    昆虫以产卵繁殖后代。
  3. This kind of cell propagates faster in warm environment.
    在温暖的环境中,这种细胞增殖更快。
  4. We should propagate scientific ideas .
    我们应该传播科学思想。
  5. They started a newspaper to propagate their ideas.
    他们办了一份报纸来宣传他们的主张。
  6. Missionaries went far afield to propagate their faith.
    传教士到远方去传播其信仰。

常见句型

用作动词 (v.)
用作不及物动词 S+~(+A)
  1. Rabbits propagate rapidly.
    兔子繁殖迅速。
  2. The plants propagate quickly in warm temperatures.
    温暖的气候植物繁殖迅速。
  3. The crack will propagate only to this point.
    这条裂缝只能裂到这种程度。
用作及物动词 S+~+ n./pron.
  1. The weeds propagate themselves rapidly.
    杂草繁殖很快。
  2. Water easily propagates sound.
    水易传声。
  3. The metal propagates heat rapidly.
    此金属传热快。
  4. We should not only learn knowledge, but also propagate it.
    我们不仅应学习知识,而且应传播它。
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  6. Sound is propagated by vibrations.
    声音靠震动传播。
  7. The Greek civilization was propagated all over Europe.
    希腊文明传播至整个欧洲。

词汇搭配

用作动词 (v.)
~+名词 ~+副词 ~+介词

经典引文

  • Fuchsias are easy to..propagate from cuttings.

    出自:Observer

propagate的详细讲解:

词语用法

v. (动词)
  1. propagate的基本意思是“增加”“扩大”,可指动物、植物或人的“繁殖”,不侧重繁殖的方式,也不暗示内在的性活动。引申则可指“散布”“传播”,如信仰者或成员的增多,活动或运转的频繁或信息的传播等。
  2. propagate可用作及物动词,也可用作不及物动词。用作及物动词时,可接名词或代词作宾语。可用于被动结构。

词义辨析

v. (动词)
propagate, circulate, diffuse, disseminate, expand, extend, radiate, spread
  • 这组词都有“延伸”“延长”“伸展”“展开”的意思。其区别是:
  • 1.spread指向四面八方扩大范围。
  • 2.circulate指无拘无束地或不间断地传播、散布到各处。例如:
  • She opened a window to allow the air to circulate.她打开窗户使空气流通。
  • 3.disseminate指到处传播思想、理论等。例如:
  • They use the press to disseminate right wing views.他们利用报刊来传播右翼观点。
  • 4.diffuse指光线、声音、气味等在空中传送或散布。例如:
  • Light diffused from the window.光从窗户射进来。
  • 5.extend指延展物体的长度、宽度,延伸或扩大某一事物,以及延长时间、期限等,也指伸开四肢或躯体。例如:
  • They extended the road for three more miles.他们把那条路又延长了三英里多。
  • The headmaster extended our holidays by a week.校长把我们的假期延长了一个星期。
  • 6.expand指扩大面积或体积,也指把合拢的东西放开(即三维)。例如:
  • This county has expanded its area under cultivation by more than 50,000 mu .该县扩大了50,000亩耕地。
  • Heat expands metals.热使金属膨胀。
  • He does exercises to expand his chest.他做体操扩胸。
  • 7.propagate通常指宣传某种信念、看法或传播某种言论,以使更多的人相信或参与。例如:
  • We should not only learn knowledge, but also propagate it.我们不仅应学习知识,而且应传播它。
  • The Greek civilization was propagated all over Europe.希腊文明传播至整个欧洲。
  • 8.radiate指从中心向四面八方散发,是技术用语,特指光或热的辐射。例如:
  • The sun radiates light and heat.太阳放射光和热。
  • The electric heater radiated warmth.电暖器散发出热量。
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