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Replication   /rˌɛpləkˈeɪʃən/   Listen

The act of making copies.  Synonym: reproduction.
(genetics) the process whereby DNA makes a copy of itself before cell division.
A quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one).  Synonyms: comeback, counter, rejoinder, retort, return, riposte.
(law) a pleading made by a plaintiff in reply to the defendant's plea or answer.
The repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves.  Synonyms: echo, reverberation, sound reflection.
Copy that is not the original; something that has been copied.  Synonyms: replica, reproduction.
The repetition of an experiment in order to test the validity of its conclusion.

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"Replication" Quotes from Famous Books

... can keepe your counsell, and not mine owne. Besides, to be demanded of a Spundge, what replication should be made by the Sonne ...
— The Tragedie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark - A Study with the Text of the Folio of 1623 • George MacDonald

... an anxious word with you. From out the chamber, where my wife but now Held talk with her encroaching friend, I heard (Not of set purpose heark'ning, but by chance) A voice of chiding, answer'd by a tone Of replication, such as the meek dove Makes, when the kite has clutch'd her. The high Widow Was loud and stormy. I distinctly heard One threat pronounced—"Your husband shall know all." I am no listener, sister; and I hold A secret, got by such unmanly shift, The pitiful'st ...
— The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb IV - Poems and Plays • Charles and Mary Lamb

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