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Definition of Spawn


  1. To produce or deposit (eggs), as fishes or frogs do.
  2. To bring forth; to generate; -- used in contempt.
  3. To deposit eggs, as fish or frogs do.
  4. To issue, as offspring; -- used contemptuously.
  5. The ova, or eggs, of fishes, oysters, and other aquatic animals.
  6. Any product or offspring; -- used contemptuously.
  7. The buds or branches produced from underground stems.
  8. The white fibrous matter forming the matrix from which fungi.

Spawn Quotations

It does surprise me that intelligent people in the 21st century could claim that if you respond to the terrorists with force, you spawn terrorism, but if you appease them, you somehow tame them. This argument, as I said, is very interesting, and very surprising.
Meles Zenawi

Just as it takes time for a speck of fish spawn to develop into a fully grown fish, so, too, we need time for everything that develops and crystallizes in the world of ideas. Architecture demands more of this time than other creative work.
Alvar Aalto

You ain't supposed to get salmon when they're swimming upstream to spawn. But if you're hungry, you do.
Loretta Lynn

I love snowboarding, but I would never want to do it competitively or at a professional level. Snowboarding is a spawn of skating, and skating is my passion.
Tony Hawk

Cities can be places that represent the best of our ideals: where Americans of all different backgrounds can come together and, through their interactions, and even through their unity, spawn true American greatness.
Cory Booker
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Spawn Translations

spawn in Dutch is kuit, viskuit, kikkerdril
spawn in German is hervorbringen, Brut
spawn in Spanish is desovar, huevas
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