Spawn

Spawn

The word spawn can have several meanings:
* Biological spawning
*Spawn (computing), an operating system function that executes a child process
*Spawn (comics), a fictional character in the comic series of the same name.
**"", a video game based on the comic series.
**"Spawn" (film), a 1997 cinema adaptation of the comic series.
**"Spawn 2" a new adaptation of the comic series in development.
**"Spawn" (TV series), an HBO television series.
**"Spawn Godslayer", a spin-off comic series
*"Spawn" (album), an album by Rise Robots Rise
*Spawning (computer gaming)
*Spawning bed, an installation used in fishery management to increase fish reproduction
*Spawning networks, a type of computer network


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Synonyms:
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  • Spawn — Cosplayer personificando a Spawn Primera aparición Spawn Nº1 (mayo de 1992) Creador(es) Todd McFarlane …   Wikipedia Español

  • Spawn — (engl. Brut, Gezücht) ist eine amerikanische Comicfigur, die seit 1992 Titelheld einer gleichnamigen Serie ist. Der erste Auftritt findet sich in Spawn #1 von Image Comics. Spawn wurde erfunden und gezeichnet von Todd McFarlane. Nach einer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • spawn´er — spawn «spn», noun, verb. –n. 1. a) the eggs of fish, frogs, shellfish, and other animals growing or living in water: »The boys dug up some little pockets of spawn at the water s edge. SYNONYM(S): roe. b) the young that are newly hatched from such …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spawn — es un antihéroe creado por Todd McFarlane bajo la firma de Image Comics. El primer número salió a la venta en mayo de 1992 vendiendo la estrepitosa cantidad de 1.7 millones de copias. El título del comic es la abreviación de Hellspawn, un juego… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Spawn — Spawn, n. [[root]170. See {Spawn}, v. t.] 1. The ova, or eggs, of fishes, oysters, and other aquatic animals. [1913 Webster] 2. Any product or offspring; used contemptuously. [1913 Webster] 3. (Hort.) The buds or branches produced from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spawn — Spawn, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spawned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spawning}.] [OE. spanen, OF. espandre, properly, to shed, spread, L. expandere to spread out. See {Expand}.] 1. To produce or deposit (eggs), as fishes or frogs do. [1913 Webster] 2. To bring …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spawn — Spawn, v. i. 1. To deposit eggs, as fish or frogs do. [1913 Webster] 2. To issue, as offspring; used contemptuously. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spawn — spawn·er; spawn; …   English syllables

  • spawn — [spôn] vt., vi. [ME spaunnen (for * spaunden) < Anglo Fr espaundre < OFr espandre, to shed < L expandere: see EXPAND] 1. to produce or deposit (eggs, sperm, or young) 2. to bring forth or be the source of (esp. something regarded with… …   English World dictionary

  • spawn — index create, engender, offspring, proliferate, propagate (increase), reproduce Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • spawn — UK US /spɔːn/ verb [T] ► to cause something new, or many new things, to grow or start suddenly: »Deregulation has also spawned three mobile phone operators and five internet providers. »The new economic freedom has spawned hundreds of new small… …   Financial and business terms

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