• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Seminate To sow; to spread; to propagate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • seminate To sow; spread; propagate; inseminate; disseminate.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Seminate to sow: to propagate: to disseminate
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. seminatus, p. p. of seminare, to sow, fr. semen, seminis, seed
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. semen, seminis, seed—serĕre, to sow.


In literature:

It has been supposed to be a seminal hybrid or graft-hybrid between C. laburnum and C. purpureus.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
Si non certa suo quia semine seminioque Vis animi pariter crescit cum corpore toto.
"The Essays of Montaigne, Complete" by Michel de Montaigne
Therefore he is in the indictment styled, Communis malefactor, calumniator, et seminator litium.
"The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves" by Tobias Smollett
SEMINATION corresponds to the potency of truth, 127.
"The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love" by Emanuel Swedenborg
Some of these glands are furnished with long convoluted necks or tubes, as the seminal ones, which are curiously seen when injected with quicksilver.
"Zoonomia, Vol. I" by Erasmus Darwin
The seminal fluid may pass by its loose rim and impregnation may result.
"Safe Marriage" by Ettie A. Rout
We have thus far given briefly the most common causes of Seminal Disease.
"Manhood Perfectly Restored" by Unknown
The seminal fluid consists of the most vital elements in the human body.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
On being moistened they give the characteristic seminal odour.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
All this is facilitated by the development of the genital organs and the elaboration of the seminal secretion.
"Studies in Forensic Psychiatry" by Bernard Glueck

In news:

Tom Poti did not skate, while Alexander Semin went through the entire session.
Bel Kaufman, author of "Up the Down Staircase," the seminal book on the hardships and joys of teaching in New York City, celebrated her 100th birthday.
Simonds (1855–1931) was a seminal figure in the naturalistic landscape movement and the first to popularize the use of native plants.
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1991.
Hurricanes ink Alexander Semin to one-year deal.
The celebrated director reflects on the impact of his seminal debut film.
Twenty years ago today, first-time director John Singleton's seminal film, Boyz N the Hood, hit theaters.
"I think this is a seminal moment in retail for HBCUs and African Americans," Dent adds.
Stacy Peralta documents what he knows best: the '70s–'80s California skateboarding culture of which he was a seminal figure.
The other night I caught an episode of ESPN's 30 for 30, the series of documentaries featuring seminal moments in sports over the past three decades.
Though it may not equal the sublimity of his three last features, Luis Buñuel's 1967 masterpiece remains a seminal work that clarifies his relationship with Hitchcock.
Fans of "All in the Family" can find every episode and loads of bonus features in a new DVD box-set release of the seminal TV series on store shelves this week.
Optional , no Semin.
But I assure you that this is going to be a seminal year for the food industry.
A principal in the seminal I Love New York campaign, she began her career as a travel writer for the State of New York.

In science:

The strategy of proof finds its origin in Varadahan’s seminal paper, and has already succesfully been applied in .
Directed polymer in random environment and last passage percolation
In the seminal work of Moore and Read , the connection between conformal field theory (CFT) and wave functions was made, and a state in which the excitations obey so-called non-abelian statistics was proposed.
Domain walls, fusion rules and conformal field theory in the quantum Hall regime
Hypergraph coloring has been studied for almost 50 years, since Erd˝os’ seminal results on the minimum number of edges in uniform hypergraphs that are not 2-colorable.
Coloring Simple Hypergraphs
Theorem 1 has proved to be a seminal result in combinatorics, with many applications.
Coloring Simple Hypergraphs
Since the seminal work of Jaynes, the entropy maximization procedure played an important role in obtaining the stationary distribution associated with a particular entropy measure.
On the way towards a generalized entropy maximization procedure