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rep·li·cate

(rep'li-kāt),
1. One of several identical processes or observations.
2. To repeat; to produce an exact copy.

replicate

(rĕp′lĭ-kāt′)
v. repli·cated, repli·cating, repli·cates
v.tr.
1. Biology To reproduce or make an exact copy or copies of (genetic material, a cell, or an organism).
2. To repeat (a scientific experiment) to confirm findings or ensure accuracy.
v.intr.
To become replicated; undergo replication: cells that replicate rapidly in culture.
n. (-kĭt)
A repetition of an experiment or procedure.
adj. replicate (-kĭt)
1. Duplicated, copied, reproduced, or repeated: a replicate sample.
2. Folded over or bent back upon itself: a replicate leaf.

rep′li·ca′tive adj.

rep·li·cate

(repli-kăt, -kāt)
1. One of several identical processes or observations.
2. To repeat; to produce an exact copy.

replicate

produce an exact copy

rep·li·cate

(repli-kăt, -kāt)
1. One of several identical processes or observations.
2. To repeat; to produce an exact copy.

replicate

to repeat an experiment or an object a number of times.