Electronics. a feedback process in which energy from the output of an amplifier is fed back to the grid circuit to reinforce the input.
Biology. the restoration or new growth by an organism of organs, tissues, etc., that have been lost, removed, or injured.
Theology. spiritual rebirth; religious revival.
- non·re·gen·e·ra·tion, noun
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How to use regeneration in a sentence
As soon as Simard overcame her cancer, she started the Mother Tree Project to investigate forest renewal practices that protect biodiversity, carbon storage and regeneration.
Mitoh first noticed the sea slugs’ extreme regeneration by chance.A sea slug’s head can crawl around and grow a whole new body | Susan Milius | April 30, 2021 | Science News For Students
This is a film about the long half-life of grief, though it also offers the promise of regeneration.8 Oscar-Nominated Movies and Performances You May Not Have Seen—But Should | Stephanie Zacharek | April 19, 2021 | Time
Someday, if we can learn and guide the effect of these rules, Levin thinks, we might be able to achieve things that our cells don’t seem able to manage on their own, such as the regeneration of limbs.
In his work, Levin pieces together how these fields can contain information that guides growth and regeneration.The Link Between Bioelectricity and Consciousness - Facts So Romantic | Tam Hunt | March 10, 2021 | Nautilus
Coltrane had another power, a power of self-regeneration that also has to do with that power of communication.
“I need clothes, and a big long scarf,” he says as he comes round from the regeneration.Doctor Who’s ‘Deep Breath’: The 2,000-Year-Old Time Lord Grows Up | Nico Hines | August 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Other spinal cord regeneration efforts involve using stem cells to regrow damaged or lost neurons.
They give him a potion that will let him pick his next regeneration.A Primer For Doctor Who’s ‘Day of the Doctor’ Episode | Chancellor Agard | November 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The regeneration of al Qaeda in Iraq and its expansion into Syria is a warning to American decision makers.Zarqawism Lives: Iraq’s al Qaeda Nightmare Is Back | Bruce Riedel | August 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Absence of any attempt at blood regeneration explains the marked difference in the blood picture.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
And so did our patriots and leaders in the cause of regeneration know better, and never for a moment yielded to the base doctrine.
But regeneration, and not re-organization, is experienced by him when he is enabled to lay hold of God's Covenant.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
This hour gives to the imaginative in every land a thrill, a yearning, and a pang of visual regeneration.The Dragon Painter | Mary McNeil Fenollosa
He aided materially in the work of regeneration accomplished by the physician in the village.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
British Dictionary definitions for regeneration
the act or process of regenerating or the state of being regenerated; rebirth or renewal
the regrowth by an animal or plant of an organ, tissue, or part that has been lost or destroyed
electronics the use of positive feedback to increase the amplification of a radio frequency stage
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Scientific definitions for regeneration
The regrowth of lost or destroyed parts or organs.
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