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Clone   /kloʊn/   Listen
Clone

noun
1.
A person who is almost identical to another.  Synonyms: dead ringer, ringer.
2.
A group of genetically identical cells or organisms derived from a single cell or individual by some kind of asexual reproduction.  Synonym: clon.
3.
An unauthorized copy or imitation.  Synonym: knockoff.






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"Clone" Quotes from Famous Books



... must end in this world, even the andante from Norma. and the Reverend Nathaniel Morse began to favor the young couple with the speech which had clone duty many times before under similar circumstances. "The two souls that blend together—Flesh of my flesh—Increase ...
— The Adventures of a Special Correspondent • Jules Verne

... cultivation of style, and the completion of the great design was reserved for Mrs. Rowe. Dr. Watts was one of the first who taught the dissenters to write and speak like other men, by showing them, that elegance might consist with piety. They would have both clone honour to a better society, for they had that charity which might well make their failings forgotten, and with which the whole Christian world might wish for communion. They were pure from all the heresies of an age, to which ...
— The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol. 6 - Reviews, Political Tracts, and Lives of Eminent Persons • Samuel Johnson

... Mr. President. The variety we are using is not a variety, it's a clone. Maybe we had better get together with taxonomists and botanists. That's all they are, selections, they are not varieties, in the botanical sense, even though the term has been badly misused by the nut growers. I don't see why we should continue with mis-application ...
— Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the 44th Annual Meeting • Various

... no," was the reply. "But nothing can be clone about looking into the future now. It requires rigid fasting from early dawn, and I ate the dates you brought me. I inhaled the odor of the roasting ducks, too, and then—it must be done at midnight; and at midnight your people will ...
— Uarda • Georg Ebers



Words linked to "Clone" :   image, being, double, organism, re-create, copy, colloquialism, look-alike



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