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gemination definition

  • noun:
    • A phenomenon whenever a consonant is pronounced for an audibly longer time frame than is done ordinarily.
    • A doubling; replication; repetition.
    • A doubling; replication; repetition.
    • especially In rhetoric, instant repetition of a word, generally speaking with added focus: as
    • [Repetition after one or two intervening terms is also accounted gemination: since, over and over.
    • additionally calleddiplasiasmus andepizeuxis.
    • In philology: The doubling of an originally solitary consonant through influence of a following consonant or vowel, like in Anglo-Saxon sittan(originally sitian), fenn(originally feni, Gothic fani), etc.; less precisely used of simple orthographic doubling, as in hammer, matter, etc.
    • a set of letters so doubled.
    • In astronomy, the regular obvious doubling associated with canals of Mars. It's still discussed whether or not the event represents an actual reality in the world's area or is simply optical or artistic.
    • In anatomy, the union or fusion of two contiguous teeth brought on by the uniting of two tooth-pulps.
    • the doubling of a word or term (for rhetorical effect)
    • the act of copying or making a duplicate (or duplicates) of something
    • A phenomenon whenever a consonant is pronounced for an audibly longer duration than is done normally.
    • A doubling; duplication; repetition.
    • A doubling; duplication; repetition.
    • especially In rhetoric, immediate repetition of a word, generally with additional focus: as
    • [Repetition after some intervening terms can be accounted gemination: as, over repeatedly.
    • In addition calleddiplasiasmus andepizeuxis.
    • In philology: The doubling of an originally single consonant through influence of a following consonant or vowel, as in Anglo-Saxon sittan(originally sitian), fenn(originally feni, Gothic fani), etc.; less properly utilized of simple orthographic doubling, as with hammer, matter, etc.
    • a set of letters therefore doubled.
    • In astronomy, the frequent apparent doubling of this canals of Mars. It is still debated if the occurrence signifies a real fact on the planet's area or perhaps is just optical or visual.
    • In structure, the union or fusion of two contiguous teeth caused by the uniting of two tooth-pulps.
    • the doubling of a word or term (in terms of rhetorical impact)
    • the work of copying or making a duplicate (or duplicates) of anything
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