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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

... have sat The live-long day, with patient expectation, To see great Pompey pass the streets of Rome: And when you saw his chariot but appear, 45 Have you not made an universal shout, That Tiber trembled underneath her banks To hear the replication of your sounds Made in her concave shores? And do you now put on your best attire? 50 And do you now cull out a holiday? And do you now strew flowers in his way That comes in triumph over Pompey's blood? Be gone! Run to your houses, fall upon your knees, 55 Pray ...
— The New Hudson Shakespeare: Julius Caesar • William Shakespeare

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