• WordNet 3.6
    • v replicate make or do or perform again "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"
    • v replicate reproduce or make an exact copy of "replicate the cell","copy the genetic information"
    • v replicate bend or turn backward
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Replicate Folded over or backward; folded back upon itself; as, a replicate leaf or petal; a replicate margin of a shell.
    • v. t Replicate To reply.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • replicate To fold or bend back: as, a replicated leaf.
    • replicate To reply.
    • replicate In music, to add one of its replicates to (a given tone).
    • replicate Folded. Specifically— In botany folded back upon itself, either outward as in vernation, or inward as in estivation.
    • n replicate In music, a tone one or more octaves distant from a given tone; a repetition at a higher or lower octave.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Replicate rep′li-kāt folded: :
    • adj Replicate rep′li-kāt (bot.) folded outward as in vernation, inward as in æstivation
    • adj Replicate rep′li-kāt (mus.) a tone one or more octaves from a given tone
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. replicatus, p. p. of replicare,. See Reply


In literature:

They are renewable and replicable.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
The answer to that was the Replication.
"The Crisis, Complete" by Winston Churchill
But there is something so very ungenerous in this mode of replication, as to require farther notice.
"An Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species, Particularly the African" by Thomas Clarkson
The two versions are replicated together, with the formatting of each indicated in the titles below.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
He answered every article in the charge; but no replication was made by the commons either to him or the earl of Orford.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II. From William and Mary to George II." by Tobias Smollett
In Table 2 are given the results of ten tests on carefully replicated random samples of Snyder black walnuts.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Thirty-Fourth Annual Report 1943" by Various
Replicate: wings folded back upon the base; like the secondaries in Coleoptera.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
No more replications or rejoinders, sir, down with the dust.
"Rookwood" by William Harrison Ainsworth
Thus, in a question of a right of way, the same counsel drew the declaration, the plea, and the replication.
"The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)" by John West
No replication or decree is recorded.
"Shakespeare's Family" by Mrs. C. C. Stopes

In poetry:

So, say:–It must be good to die, my friend!
It must be good and more than good, I deem;
'Tis all the replication I may send–
For deeper swimming seek a deeper stream.
"An Answer" by George Frederick Cameron

In news:

Sanford-Burnham scientists developed a way to expand these cells without risking uncontrolled replication.
It's all part of an ambitious effort by Colson to replicate his spiritual DNA and ensure that his vision of Christianity doesn't die when he does.
Why the lasting cultural impact of Olympic heroes Mark Spitz and Bruce Jenner can never be replicated.
A new dance-theater piece replicates the classic.
The essence of the replication-based metadirectory.
As the name suggests, Virtual TimeClock replicates the functionality of the traditional employee time clock .
Active Directory Replication Topology .
Efficiently manage replication across site boundaries.
With the Tungsten Replicator, the company has included a number of features to address challenges around MySQL database replication for enterprises.
With UltraViolet, the studios are attempting to replicate that success on a much larger scale.
The demographic at KSMU is not replicable with any other medium any place in t...
The investment seeks to replicate the performance, net of expenses, of natural gas.
Colorado State University and the University of Northern Colorado professor are developing a new drug to combat the replication of at least 35 related viruses, including the deadly West Nile, dengue and yellow fever viruses.
Want to replicate the "Twelve Days of Christmas" song.
The investment seeks to replicate, net of expenses, the Barclays Capital WTI Crude Oil Pure Beta TR index.

In science:

Selection is the mechanism, where the “good” configurations are replicated based on their selection probabilities .
Generalized Evolutionary Algorithm based on Tsallis Statistics
The replicated partition function Zn is completely specified by giving the values of local Boltzmann factors because the system is translationally invariant after configurational average.
Possibly Exact Solution for the Multicritical Point of Finite-Dimensional Spin Glasses
The Replica Variational Approach In order to compute quenched averages of the polymer chain we will have to solve the n−body replicated partition sum given in Eq. (40).
Localization of Polymers in Random Media: Analogy with Quantum Particles in Disorder
In order to consider the (quenched) disordered theory we are going to use the replicated action, as discussed in the next section.
Bosonic Theory with a Random Defect Line
By taking the average before the limit n → 0, we arrive at the replicated action.
Bosonic Theory with a Random Defect Line