Definitions for replication

Definitions for (noun) replication

Main entry: replication, reproduction

Definition: the act of making copies

Usage: Gutenberg's reproduction of holy texts was far more efficient

Main entry: replication

Definition: the repetition of an experiment in order to test the validity of its conclusion

Usage: scientists will not believe an experimental result until they have seen at least one replication

Main entry: replica, replication, reproduction

Definition: copy that is not the original; something that has been copied

Main entry: replication, reverberation, echo, sound reflection

Definition: the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves

Usage: she could hear echoes of her own footsteps

Main entry: replication

Definition: (law) a pleading made by a plaintiff in reply to the defendant's plea or answer

Main entry: rejoinder, replication, retort, return, riposte, counter, comeback

Definition: a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)

Usage: it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher

Main entry: replication

Definition: (genetics) the process whereby DNA makes a copy of itself before cell division

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