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reproducing, present participle; reproduces, 3rd person singular present; reproduced, past tense; reproduced, past participle;
  1. Produce again
    • - a concert performance cannot reproduce all the subtleties of a recording
  2. Produce a copy or representation of
    • - his works are reproduced on postcards and posters
  3. Create something very similar to (something else), esp. in a different medium or context
    • - the problems are difficult to reproduce in the laboratory
  4. (of an organism) Produce offspring by a sexual or asexual process
    • - bacteria normally divide and reproduce themselves every twenty minutes
    • - an individual organism needs to avoid being eaten until it has reproduced
  5. Be copied with a specified degree of success
    • - you'll be amazed to see how well halftones reproduce

  1. make a copy or equivalent of; "reproduce the painting"
  2. have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant; "The Bible tells people to procreate"
  3. recreate a sound, image, idea, mood, atmosphere, etc.; "this DVD player reproduces the sound of the piano very well"; "He reproduced the feeling of sadness in the portrait"
  4. regurgitate: repeat after memorization; "For the exam, you must be able to regurgitate the information"
  5. (reproduction) the process of generating offspring
  6. (reproduction) recall that is hypothesized to work by storing the original stimulus input and reproducing it during recall
  7. Reproduction is the biological process by which new "offspring" individual organisms are produced from their "parents". Reproduction is a fundamental feature of all known life; each individual organism exists as the result of reproduction. ...
  8. (Reproduction (economics)) In Marxian economics, economic reproduction refers to recurrent (or cyclical) processes by which the initial conditions necessary for economic activity to occur are constantly re-created. ...
  9. (Reproduction (The Human League album)) Reproduction is the debut album released by British synthpop band The Human League. The album was released in October 1979 through Virgin Records Ltd.
  10. to produce an image or copy of something; to generate offspring (sexually or asexually); to produce again; to recreate; to bring something to mind; to recall
  11. (Reproduction) The act of copying ; especially when it is significantly faithful in its resemblance to the form and elements of the original.
  12. (Reproduction) New furniture which is a copy of an antique.
  13. (Reproduction) A piece made to appear as an older form with no intention to deceive the buyer as to age.
  14. (Reproduction) An original work of art that has been replicated by photographic or other methods.
  15. (REPRODUCTION) a copy, imitation or duplication of an original object, style or structure
  16. A reproduction is a copy of an original print or other art work whose matrix design is transferred from the original by a photomechanical process. A facsimile is a reproduction done to the same scale and appearance as the original. ...
  17. (Reproduction) Parts or complete vehicles that have been manufactured to closely follow or exceed original Specifications, materials, and performance. Also called repro or repros. These parts often are so perfect that not even a Concours judge can tell that they are not NOS or OEM.
  18. (Reproduction) item made by someone other than the artist (though under licence?) resembling the appearance of the original superficially, but not necessarily its material or techniques. [e.g. reproduction Rietveld furniture]
  19. (Reproduction) A copy of a map or image.
  20. means the reproduction of a draft or an original by manual techniques (reproduction graphics, wood engraving) or by means of photography.
  21. (REPRODUCTION) The mating system of the wolverine appears to be polygamous, which means mating with more than one of the opposite sex. Wolverine generally become reproductively active from April to August. Wolverine pairs may remain together for several days during the mating period.
  22. (Reproduction) (1) The process of producing multiple copies of an original map, drawing, or other image. There are a number of reprographic methods available to produce copies of a map: printing, photography, diazo, blueprinting, Van Dyke, thermography, electrostatic, and diffusion transfer. ...
  23. (Reproduction) (Repro):  A copy of the original.  (See also “Copy”).  There are very few repros of original games, so the collector normally does not have to fear buying a fake (however, new color laser technology may change that); in the later 1900s, Milton Bradley reproduced approximately five ...
  24. (Reproduction) A copy or of an item, with varying quality and similar style elements, that was produced in a prior time period.