rep·​li·​ca·​ble | \ ˈre-plə-kə-bəl How to pronounce replicable (audio) \

Definition of replicable

: capable of replication replicable experimental results

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replicability \ ˌre-​plə-​kə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce replicability (audio) \ noun

Examples of replicable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This bill also discriminates against families with special needs, who depend on specialized educational services not replicable in a home-school setting., "Should Massachusetts eliminate religious exemptions for vaccines required of children?," 23 Aug. 2019 The earliest campaign songs followed the same template as pop songs—reduce and contain the message, and then present it in a way that’s simple, enjoyable, and, most importantly, replicable. Amanda Petrusich, The New Yorker, "Deciphering the Presidential-Campaign Songs of the 2020 Race," 20 Aug. 2019 And even if a study is perfectly replicable within one community, there is added value in trying to replicate it across communities. Kai Kupferschmidt, Science | AAAS, "Is the Western mind too WEIRD to study?," 11 July 2019 Are these new bars replicable concepts outside the likes of New York and London, cities renowned for excessive drinking? Anna Ben Yehuda Rahmanan, Fortune, "Alcohol-Free Bars Caught on in the U.S. and U.K. But Can They Go Global?," 22 June 2019 Some lawyers argue that data is fungible and replicable, while others contend its use to nourish self-learning software and artificial intelligence can confer a lasting advantage to bigger firms. Sam Schechner And Valentina Pop, WSJ, "EU Starts Preliminary Probe into Amazon's Treatment of Merchants," 19 Sep. 2018 At the same time, how replicable is Ben’s site, really? Chris Ballard,, "The Smartest Basketball Mind Outside the NBA," 8 Mar. 2018 But an acceptance of these new products has the potential to transform the diamond market, because lab-grown diamonds are endlessly replicable. New York Times, "‘Diamonds Are Forever,’ and Made by Machine," 29 May 2018 And maybe there’s something about those environments that’s replicable. Brian Straus,, "Quarterfinal Stage a Narrative Tipping Point for World Cup Contenders," 5 July 2018

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First Known Use of replicable

1942, in the meaning defined above

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rep·​li·​ca·​ble | \ ˈrep-li-kə-bəl How to pronounce replicable (audio) \

Medical Definition of replicable

: capable of replication replicable experimental results

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