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

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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 At a time when people are thinking about care delivery in entirely new ways, an insider’s understanding of what high-quality care really means provides a humane, non-replicable, competitive leadership advantage. Alexi Nazem, STAT, "Health care needs more physician CEOs like Atul Gawande," 13 July 2018 The papers do not provide clear, replicable evidence that marijuana can cure any form of cancer. Gary Robbins,, "With marijuana legal, California flooded with dubious health claims about the drug," 9 July 2018 The papers do not provide clear, replicable evidence that marijuana can cure any form of cancer. Gary Robbins,, "Consumers are being flooded with dubious claims about the health benefits of marijuana," 9 July 2018 By the time NoU broke up in 1992, their ideas had been lifted by MTV for a television program called Alternative Nation, which meant their music was en vogue (and replicable—hello, the Refused). Leor Galil, Chicago Reader, "Fabled D.C. gospel yeh-yeh band the Make-Up play a couple rare reunion shows," 29 June 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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