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replication meaning and definition

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Definition of replication (noun)

  1. the act of making copies
    • "Gutenberg's reproduction of holy texts was far more efficient"
    • synonyms: reproduction
  2. (genetics) the process whereby DNA makes a copy of itself before cell division
  3. a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
  4. (law) a pleading made by a plaintiff in reply to the defendant's plea or answer
  5. the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
  6. copy that is not the original; something that has been copied
  7. the repetition of an experiment in order to test the validity of its conclusion
    • "scientists will not believe an experimental result until they have seen at least one replication"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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