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Triplicate

Definition
noun, plural: triplicates
One of the three identical copies or replicates
verb
To make three copies of
adjective
Having three copies; triple; threefold
Supplement
Triplicates in scientific experiments are important to validate empirical data or the observed results. In general, a research plan entails three replicates so that the results obtained from them can be verified. Thus, the relative differences of data from the three replicates can be measured and compared. A low deviation is ideal to represent a veritable data from where a conclusive inference can be derived upon.
Word origin: From Latin triplicatus, from triplicāre (triple), from tri– (three) + plicāre (fold).
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