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Replica

Definition
noun
(1) A copy of the template.
(2) A duplication, especially of a procedure in tests or experiments to verify results.
Supplement
Word origin: from Latin replicare (to copy)
Synonym(s):

  • duplicate

See also:

  • replicate
  • Related term(s):

    • Shadow-cast replica
    • Replica plate
    • Replica techniques


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