HyperDic: replication

English > 7 senses of the word replication:
NOUNactreplication, reproductionthe act of making copies
processreplication(genetics) the process whereby DNA makes a copy of itself before cell division
communicationreplication, rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, comeback, countera quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
communicationreplication(law) a pleading made by a plaintiff in reply to the defendant's plea or answer
attributereplication, echo, reverberation, sound reflectionthe repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
artifactreplication, replica, reproductioncopy that is not the original
actreplicationthe repetition of an experiment in order to test the validity of its conclusion
replication > pronunciation
Soundsreh.plahkey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > replication: 7 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of making copies.
Synonymreproduction
NarrowerscanningThe act of systematically moving a finely focused beam of light or electrons over a surface in order to produce an image of it for analysis or transmission
sound reproductionThe reproduction of sound
BroadercopyingAn act of copying / copying / copying
Spanishreproducción
Catalanreproducció
English > replication: 7 senses > noun 2, process
Meaning(genetics) the process whereby DNA makes a copy of itself before cell division.
Categorygenetics, genetic scienceThe branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
Broaderorganic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms
Verbsreplicatereproduce or make an exact copy of
English > replication: 7 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one).
Synonymsrejoinder, retort, return, riposte, comeback, counter
Narrowersass, sassing, backtalk, back talk, lip, mouthAn impudent / impudent or insolent rejoinder
Broaderreply, responseThe speech act of continuing a conversational exchange
Spanishréplica
English > replication: 7 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaning(law) a pleading made by a plaintiff in reply to the defendant's plea or answer.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderpleading(law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
Spanishréplica
English > replication: 7 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningThe repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves.
Synonymsecho, reverberation, sound reflection
Narrowerre-echoThe echo of an echo
Broaderreflection, reflexion, reflectivityThe ability to reflect beams or rays
Spanisheco, reverberación
Catalaneco, ressò, reverberació
English > replication: 7 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningCopy that is not the original; something that has been copied.
Synonymsreplica, reproduction
NarrowertoyA nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier)
BroadercopyA thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
Spanishreplicación, réplica, reproducción
Catalanreplicació, rèplica, reproducció
English > replication: 7 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningThe repetition of an experiment in order to test the validity of its conclusion.
Example"scientists will not believe an experimental result until they have seen at least one replication"
Broaderrepetition, repeatingThe act of doing or performing again
Verbsreplicatemake or do or perform again

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