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    replication

    replication - Dictionary definition and meaning for word replication

    Definition
    (noun) the act of making copies
    Synonyms : reproduction
    Example Sentence
    • Gutenberg's reproduction of holy texts was far more efficient
    Definition
    (noun) (genetics) the process whereby DNA makes a copy of itself before cell division Definition
    (noun) a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
    Example Sentence
    • it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher
    Definition
    (noun) (law) a pleading made by a plaintiff in reply to the defendant's plea or answer Definition
    (noun) the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
    Example Sentence
    • she could hear echoes of her own footsteps
    Definition
    (noun) copy that is not the original; something that has been copied
    Synonyms : replica , reproduction
    Definition
    (noun) the repetition of an experiment in order to test the validity of its conclusion
    Example Sentence
    • scientists will not believe an experimental result until they have seen at least one replication
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