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proliferate

proh li fuh rayt

  • v  grow rapidly
    Pizza parlors proliferate in this area
  • v  cause to grow or increase rapidly
    We must not proliferate nuclear arms

  • After climate change, proliferation of nuclear weapons is the next big challenge facing the world today.
  • From birth, a baby's brain cells proliferate wildly, making connections that may shape a lifetime of experience.
  • Filipino hotel entertainers proliferate across the globe, but they are merely the workaday exports of a culture that, on its home turf, plays louder, harder and in more diverse .
News & Articles

  • Drawdown scheduled for Lake Bistineau
    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will initiate a drawdown on Lake Bistineau next week in an attempt to address the spread of giant salvinia, an invasive aquatic weed, which tends to proliferate as summer temperatures increase.
    June 13, 2013 - KTAL Shreveport
  • Growing Demand for Mobility will Boost Global Wi-Fi Hotspots to Reach 6.3 Million in 2013, Says ABI Research
    Worldwide carrier Wi-Fi deployments reached a total 4.9 million hotspots in 2012. “Despite the successful adoption of 3G and 4G mobile data services, the number of Wi-Fi Hotspots has continued to proliferate and are anticipated to surpass 6.3 million by the end of 2013,” comments industry analyst, Khin Sandi Lynn.
    June 10, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • 'Quantum ATM' aims to make us all rich
    Science-meets-art installation looks to put real cash into a quantum superposition so it can proliferate into billions of accounts, fixing the global economy with quantum cash. Originally posted at Crave
    June 8, 2013 - CNET
Quotes

  • Eleanor Holmes Norton in Washington Post
    Norton said the "egregious changes" by Reps. Travis Childers (D-Miss.) and Mark Souder (R-Ind.) would "directly proliferate guns throughout the District" in addition to eroding support for the bill among liberal Democrats, particularly in the...
  • Donald Rumsfeld in International Herald Tribune
    They are an active proliferator,said Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld. "And were they to test, and were they then to proliferate those technologies, we'd be living with a proliferator, and obviously we'd be living in a somewhat...
  • Jack Dangermond in Wireless Workforce Online (press release)
    The technology ESRI is developing will expand smart client access to Web services and help people use them in an easy way,Dangermond said."It will proliferate the use of GIS knowledge so that geophysicists, seismologists, and geologists...

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