But contemporary classical music has changed, and the field is now spawning many appealing and genre-bending works.
But the film has achieved a kind of cult status, spawning two direct-to-DVD sequels and an upcoming Spider-Man-like reboot.
I mean, can you imagine Blazing Saddles being released today without it spawning multiple lawsuits and a trillion thinkpieces?
Christina Aguilera flubbed the lyrics of the national anthem, spawning a public uproar.
Debora Spar on how a lawless industry is spawning Octomoms, birth defects, and maternal deaths.
A local fisherman informed me of his belief that these holes are occupied only in the spawning season.
He said it was a spawning bed, and I ought to put the twenty-nine back.
While building tank No. 2, keep watch for eggs in the spawning tank.
For months she had fed on lean and tasteless trout exhausted by spawning.
One type is believed to be associated with the spawning season, and to be caused by a poison present in the reproductive tissues.
early 15c., from Anglo-French espaundre, Old French espandre "to spread out, pour out," from Latin expandere (see expand). The notion is of a "spreading out" of fish eggs released in water. The meaning "to engender, give rise to" is attested from 1590s. Related: Spawned; spawning.
early 15c., from spawn (v.); figurative sense of "brood, offspring" is from 1580s.