[jem-uh-ney-shuh n] /ˌdʒɛm əˈneɪ ʃən/
a doubling; duplication; repetition.
Phonetics. the doubling of a consonantal sound.
Rhetoric. the immediate repetition of a word, phrase, etc., for rhetorical effect.
the act or state of being doubled or paired
the doubling of a consonant
the immediate repetition of a word, phrase, or clause for rhetorical effect
1590s, from Latin geminationem (nominative geminatio) “a doubling,” from past participle stem of geminare (see geminate).
gemination gem·i·na·tion (jěm’ə-nā’shən)
Embryologic partial division of a primordium, as of a single tooth germ forming two teeth.
/ɡɛˈmiːŋɡa; dʒəˈmiːŋɡə/ noun 1. (astronomy) one of the brightest and nearest gamma-ray sources, situated in the constellation Gemini. A pulsar, it is believed to be a spinning neutron star
[jem-uh-nahy, -nee] /ˈdʒɛm əˌnaɪ, -ni/ plural noun, genitive Geminorum [jem-uh-nawr-uh m, -nohr-] /ˌdʒɛm əˈnɔr əm, -ˈnoʊr-/ (Show IPA), for 1. 1. Astronomy. the Twins, a zodiacal constellation between Taurus and Cancer containing the bright stars Castor and Pollux. 2. Astrology. 3. a two-person U.S. spacecraft designed for orbital rendezvous and docking: used in 1965–66 in […]
[jem-uh-nahy-uh n, -nee-] /ˌdʒɛm əˈnaɪ ən, -ˈni-/ Astrology noun 1. a person born under the sign of Gemini, usually between May 21st and June 20th. adjective 2. of or relating to the sign of Gemini.
[je-mee-nyah-nee] /ˌdʒɛ miˈnyɑ ni/ noun 1. Francesco [frahn-ches-kaw] /frɑnˈtʃɛs kɔ/ (Show IPA), c1680–1762, Italian violinist and composer.
[jem-uh-nidz] /ˈdʒɛm ə nɪdz/ noun, (used with a plural verb) Astronomy. 1. a collection of meteors making up a meteor shower (Gem·inid me·teor show·er) visible around December 13, having its apparent origin in the constellation .