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rep·li·ca

(rep'li-kă),
A specimen for electron microscopic examination obtained by coating a crystalline array or other virus material with carbon; the mold (the replica) obtained after the viral material has been dissolved provides details of structure and arrangement.
[It., fr. L.L. re-plico, to fold back]
References in classic literature ?
DEAR FINN,--Your copy will do, but I have had to headline it a bit; and our public would never stand a Romanist priest in the story-- you must keep your eye on the suburbs.
As Miss Barlow rattled away cheerfully, he crumpled up the copy and tossed it into the waste-paper basket; but not before he had, automatically and by force of habit, altered the word "God" to the word "circumstances.
How is it possible to know that a memory-image is an imperfect copy, without having a more accurate copy by which to replace it?
On the cover was inserted a copy of "Lines addressed to a young lady on quitting Miss Pinkerton's school, at the Mall; by the late revered Doctor Samuel Johnson.
Respecting the other certified copy, your wish shall be complied with.
Rosa, with her perplexed face and knitted brow, bit the corner of her attested copy, as she sat with her head on one side, looking abstractedly on the floor, and smoothing it with her foot.
I told him a man wanted to sell me a copy of the celebrated Infanta Maria Teresa of Velasquez, that I'd been down to the supposed owner of the picture, only to find that he had just sold it to him.
It's the copy I've been tearing all over the country to procure.
One or other of those shady Englishmen to whom I have alluded, would get them the copy you have described.
I took a copy in my pocket-book of the original, and of my translation-- and there they are at your service.
He had heard of his father's copy of the register, but had not even seen it himself.
In the meantime, if Mr Swiveller will take my seat, and try his hand at a fair copy of this ejectment, as I shall be out pretty well all the morning--'