Definitions

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  • n. The act of sowing or spreading.
  • n. The natural dispersion of seeds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of sowing or spreading.
  • n. Natural dispersion of seeds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of sowing: the act of disseminating; insemination.
  • n. Propagation; breeding.
  • n. In botany, the natural dispersion of seeds; the process of seeding.

Etymologies

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Latin seminatio: compare French sémination.

Examples

  • The text refers to conception as an active female process, “female semination.”

    Female Purity (Niddah).

  • FBI Agent Seeley Booth was making a deposit in order to provide the Lovin' Spoonful. of Pearl Jam which his "partner" Dr. Temperence 'Bones' Brennan needed for articial semination.

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  • Lord, and in Him is that declaration borne out; since it is He Himself who has made the plough, and introduced the pruning-hook, that is, the first semination of man, which was the creation exhibited in Adam,

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  • Nevertheless there can be little doubt that he indirectly contributed to its dis - semination by the vogue that his teaching — possibly misunderstood and out of context — gave to this form of mysticism.

    HERESY IN THE MIDDLE AGES

  • _But there is a correspondence with conjugial love, semination, prolification, the love of infants, and similar things which exist in marriages, and are derived from them.

    The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love

  • Before some knowledge on this subject is acquired, we will only present to the intellectual view, as in a shade, these few particulars: conjugial love corresponds to the affection of genuine truth, its chastity, purity, and sanctity; semination corresponds to the potency of truth; prolification corresponds to the propagation of truth; and the love of infants corresponds to the defence of truth and good.

    The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love

  • But to make an essay what seed is most agreeable to the soil, you may by the thriving of a promiscuous semination make a judgment of,

    Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) Or A Discourse of Forest Trees

  • Also, to have begotten 2 daughters did you use artificial semination?

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  • Commissioner shall provide for the broad dis - semination of information to prospective enroll - ees on the enrollment process, including before each open enrollment period.

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  • It does not cover the promotion track pharmaceuticals from the place of manufac - of OTC medicines when the object is to encourage ture to the place where dispensed, and broader dis - purchase by the public. semination of clinical study data.

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