Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun replication

7 senses of replication

Sense 1
reproduction, replication -- (the act of making copies; "Gutenberg's reproduction of holy texts was far more efficient")
       => copying -- (an act of copying)

Sense 2
replication -- ((genetics) the process whereby DNA makes a copy of itself before cell division)
       => organic process, biological process -- (a process occurring in living organisms)

Sense 3
rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, counter -- (a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher")
       => reply, response -- (the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange; "he growled his reply")

Sense 4
replication -- ((law) a pleading made by a plaintiff in reply to the defendant's plea or answer)
       => pleading -- ((law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding)

Sense 5
echo, reverberation, sound reflection, replication -- (the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves; "she could hear echoes of her own footsteps")
       => reflection, reflexion, reflectivity -- (the ability to reflect beams or rays)

Sense 6
replica, replication, reproduction -- (copy that is not the original; something that has been copied)
       => copy -- (a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing; "she made a copy of the designer dress"; "the clone was a copy of its ancestor")

Sense 7
replication -- (the repetition of an experiment in order to test the validity of its conclusion; "scientists will not believe an experimental result until they have seen at least one replication")
       => repetition, repeating -- (the act of doing or performing again)

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