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Replication   /rˌɛpləkˈeɪʃən/   Listen
Replication

noun
1.
The act of making copies.  Synonym: 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).  Synonyms: comeback, counter, rejoinder, retort, return, riposte.
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.  Synonyms: echo, reverberation, sound reflection.
6.
Copy that is not the original; something that has been copied.  Synonyms: replica, reproduction.
7.
The repetition of an experiment in order to test the validity of its conclusion.






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"Replication" Quotes from Famous Books



... or loss of revenue, and affirming that he had recommended a system of reform upon which the Secretary had not acted.[1637] After the reception of this letter Conkling demanded immediate action. But the Senate, by two majority, preferred to wait for Sherman's replication, and when that statement came the Senate again, by a vote of 35 to 26, put off action until the document, with its many exhibits, could be carefully examined.[1638] These delays augured ill for the Senator. It appeared that a Democratic member of his own committee ...
— A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3 • DeAlva Stanwood Alexander

... April 24th. When that day arrived her counsel, instead of filing an answer, filed a plea in abatement, denying the non-residence of Mr. Sharon in the State of California, on which depended his right to sue in the federal court. To this Mr. Sharon's counsel filed a replication on the 5th of May. It then devolved upon Miss Hill's counsel to produce evidence of the fact alleged in the plea, but, after a delay of five months and ten days, no evidence whatever was offered, and the court ordered ...
— Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California with Other Sketches; To Which Is Added the Story of His Attempted Assassination by a Former Associate on the Supreme Bench of the State • Stephen Field; George C. Gorham



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