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replicate

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verb rep·li·cate \ˈre-plə-ˌkāt\

Simple Definition of replicate

  • : to repeat or copy (something) exactly

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of replicate

replicated

replicating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  duplicate, repeat <replicate a statistical experiment> <replicated his mentor's writing style>

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to undergo replication :  produce a replica of itself <virus particles replicating in cells>

Examples of replicate in a sentence

  1. They are working on computer-generated speech that replicates the human voice.

  2. DNA replicates itself in the cell nucleus.

  3. DNA replicates in the cell nucleus.



Origin and Etymology of replicate

Middle English, from Late Latin replicatus, past participle of replicare


First Known Use: 15th century


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replicate

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adjective rep·li·cate \-kət\

Definition of replicate



1922

First Known Use of replicate

1922


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replicate

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noun rep·li·cate \-kət\

Definition of replicate

  1. :  one of several identical experiments, procedures, or samples



1929

First Known Use of replicate

1929

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Medical Dictionary

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replicate

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verb rep·li·cate \ˈrep-lə-ˌkāt\

Medical Definition of replicate

replicated

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replicating

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to repeat or duplicate (as an experiment)

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to undergo replication :  produce a replica of itself <virus particles replicating in cells>




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replicate

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noun rep·li·cate \-li-kət\

Medical Definition of replicate

  1. 1:  one of several identical experiments, procedures, or samples

  2. 2:  something (as a gene, DNA, or a cell) produced by replication





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