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reproduce from (something)

1. To spawn or generate offspring from some source. Unusual among most plants, ferns reproduce from spores rather than seeds. The platypus and echidna are the only two mammals that reproduce from eggs.
2. To spawn or generate offspring from some range of ages or times of the year. The animal reproduces from March to June each year. The male gorilla is first able to reproduce from 15 to 20 years of age.
3. To produce a copy or duplicate from something or some source; to make an imitation or representation from something or some source. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "reproduce" and "from." The criminals were able to reproduce spot-on counterfeit banknotes from the stolen printing plates. I started my career by reproducing animation from some of my favorite cartoons. We were able to reproduce a legible manuscript from the old parchments we found in the tomb.
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reproduce something from something

to make a copy of something from something else. I think we can reproduce the picture from the copy that you have there. We don't need the negative. Can you reproduce a good copy from this old print?
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Indexing of late Qing and early Republican sources can be traced back to Sun Kaidi's [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (1902-1986) indexes of Chinese novels from Tokyo and Dalian [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] published in the 1930s, and Qian Xincun's [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (better known as A Ying [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) 1954 Index of Late Qing Plays and Fiction [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Wan Qing xiqu xiaoshuo mu) published in Shanghai, which listed 1,070 (later expanded to 1,107) novels.
Apart from indexing, the society has published two journals: Late Qing Fiction [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Shinmatsu shosetsu), which stopped publication in December 2012, and Late Qing Fiction Communication [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Shinmatsu shosetsu kara), an electronic quarterly published since 1986.
(2003, 504), Michael Hockx (2003, 5), Jon Eugene von Kowallis (2006), Shengqing Wu [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (2013) and so on.
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Zeng Xiaoyu [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] in a survey of eighteen rime books and rime tables from the Ming found just one example with only the four tones of Beijing; all the others maintained a ru tone, including those others that had a split ping tone.
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