Regeneration

Regeneration or regenerative may refer to:

In biology:

* Bush regeneration, an ecological technique practiced in Australia
* Regeneration (biology), the ability to recreate lost or damaged tissues, organs and limbs

In literature:

* "Regeneration" (novel), a prize-winning novel by Pat Barker
* "Regeneration", a book on biological regeneration by Thomas Hunt Morgan

In film:
* "Regeneration" (film), a 1915 film staring John McCann
* "Regeneration" (1997 film), a 1997 film adapted from the Pat barker novel (released as "Behind the Lines" in the USA)

In music:

* "Regeneration" (album), a 1977 album by Roy Orbison
* "Regeneration" (Divine Comedy album), a 2001 album by Irish pop band The Divine Comedy
* "Regeneration" (Superchick album), a 2003 remix CD by Christian band Superchic [k]

In science and technology:

* Regenerative amplification, a process used to generate short but strong pulses of laser light
* Regenerative brake, an apparatus or system which allows a vehicle to recapture energy normally lost to heat when braking
* Regenerative capacitor memory, a type of computer memory that uses the electrical property of capacitance to store the bits of data
* Regenerative circuit, a circuit in electronics that allows a signal to be amplified many times
* Regenerative cooling (rocket), a process in rocket engines
* Regenerative Design, a process for sustainable development
* Hydrochloric acid regeneration, a chemical process for the reclamation of HCl from metal chloride solutions as hydrochloric acid

In Christian theology:

* Regeneration (theology), the doctrine of being born again
* Presumptive regeneration, the idea that the children of Christians will be born again because God cares for and chooses families as well as individuals

In popular culture:

* Regeneration ("Doctor Who"), a biological ability exhibited by the Time Lords in the fictional context of "Doctor Who"
* "", a video game for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox video game consoles
* "Regeneration" ("Enterprise" episode), an episode of the television show "Star Trek: Enterprise"

In other fields:

* Urban regeneration, another term for urban renewal
* Regeneration (Portugal), a period in the history of Portugal


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  • régénération — [ reʒenerasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1170 relig.; lat. regeneratio 1 ♦ (1314) Reconstitution naturelle d une partie vivante qui a été détruite. Régénération des chairs d une plaie, du tissu osseux d un os fracturé. 2 ♦ (1687) Fig. et littér. Renaissance de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Regeneration — • Biblico dogmatic term closely connected with the ideas of justification, Divine sonship, and the deification of the soul through grace Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Regeneration     Regeneration …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Regeneration — Régénération Sommaire 1 Régénération biologique 2 Régénération écologique 3 Régénération forestière 4 Voir aussi …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Regeneration — (v. lat. regeneratio = Neuentstehung) bezeichnet Regeneration (Sport) Regeneration (Schweizergeschichte) Regeneration (Biologie) Regeneration (Chemie) Wiederertüchtigung eines Stoffes, z. B, Katalysator, Ionentauscher, Adsorbentien usw.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Regeneration — Re*gen er*a tion ( ? sh?n), n. [L. regeneratio: cf. F. r[ e]g[ e]neration.] 1. The act of regenerating, or the state of being regenerated. [1913 Webster] 2. (Theol.) The entering into a new spiritual life; the act of becoming, or of being made,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • regeneration — regeneration. См. регенерация. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Regeneration — (v. lat.), 1) Wiedererzeugung; ein Act des Bildungstriebes, nach welchem ein normalmäßig, od. auch durch Zufall getrennter organischer Theil durch die Natur, nicht nur seinem Stoff nach, sondern auch in seiner Form wieder hergestellt wird. Am… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Regeneration — (lat.), Wiedererzeugung; der Ersatz abgeworfener, verletzter oder sonst verloren gegangener Organteile oder ganzer Organe bei Pflanzen und Tieren. Hierher rechnet man in der Regel nicht die im regelmäßigen Verlauf stattfindende Erneuerung der… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Regeneration — Regeneratiōn (lat.), Wiedererzeugung, Wiedergeburt, Erneuerung; zoologisch die Erscheinung, daß ein Tier verloren gegangene Teile wieder ersetzen kann. Sie ist von den Reptilien (Eidechsenschwanz) an abwärts allgemein verbreitet; auch das… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Regeneration — Regeneration, lat. deutsch, Wiedererzeugung, Wiedergeburt; regeneriren, wiedererzeugen, neubeleben, nachwachsen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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