v. lay eggs; produce offspring in large numbers
v. produce or deposit eggs, as fishes; bring forth, generate
Fish ladders had to be built in the dams to assist the salmon returning to spawn in their native streams.
The same glacier spawned an iceberg twice that size two years ago. Together, the breaks made a large change that's got the attention of researchers.
The rub is that Google owns several patents related to MapReduce and other data center technologies that have spawned widely used open source projects
Sentence in Classic:
They would sometimes alight upon my victuals, and leave their loathsome excrement, or spawn behind, which to me was very visible, though not to the natives of that country, whose large optics were not so acute as mine, in viewing smaller objects.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context