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du·pli·ca·tion

 (do͞o′plĭ-kā′shən, dyo͞o′-)
n.
1.
a. The act or procedure of duplicating.
b. The condition of being duplicated.
2. A duplicate; a replica.
3. Genetics
a. The occurrence of a repeated section of genetic material in a chromosome.
b. The formation of such a duplication.

duplication

(ˌdjuːplɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. the act of duplicating or the state of being duplicated
2. a copy; duplicate
3. (Genetics) genetics a mutation in which there are two or more copies of a gene or of a segment of a chromosome

du•pli•ca•tion

(ˌdu plɪˈkeɪ ʃən, ˌdyu-)

n.
1. an act or instance of duplicating.
2. the state of being duplicated.
3. a duplicate.
[1490–1500]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.duplication - a copy that corresponds to an original exactly; "he made a duplicate for the files"
computer backup, backup - (computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device; "he made a backup in case the original was accidentally damaged or erased"
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"
counterpart, similitude, twin - a duplicate copy
match, mate - an exact duplicate; "when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook"
2.duplication - the act of copying or making a duplicate (or duplicates) of something; "this kind of duplication is wasteful"
copying - an act of copying

duplication

noun copying, reproduction, photocopying, xeroxing, replication, photostating the illegal duplication of documents
Translations
نَسْخَه طِبْق الأصْل، إسْتِخْراج نُسْخَه
kopie
gentagelserepetition
másolás
tvírit; fjölritun; tvöföldun
rozmnoženie
çoğaltmakopyalama

duplication

[ˌdjuːplɪˈkeɪʃən] N (= copying) → duplicación f; (= repetition) → repetición f innecesaria

duplication

[ˌdjuːplɪˈkeɪʃən] n [effort] → répétition f

duplication

n (of documents, act) → Vervielfältigung f; (= duplicate)Kopie f; (= double)Doppel nt; (of efforts, work)Wiederholung f; save expenses by avoiding duplication of efforttun Sie nichts zweimal, sparen Sie Kosten

duplication

[ˌdjuːplɪˈkeɪʃn] n (gen) → ripetizione f
we want to avoid duplication of work/effort → vogliamo evitare un doppio lavoro/sforzo

duplicate

(ˈdjuːplikət) adjective
exactly the same as something else. a duplicate key.
noun
1. another thing of exactly the same kind. He managed to find a perfect duplicate of the ring she had lost.
2. an exact copy of something written. She gave everyone a duplicate of her report.
(-keit) verb
to make an exact copy or copies of. He duplicated the letter.
ˌdupliˈcation noun
ˈduplicator (-kei-) noun
a machine for making copies.

du·pli·ca·tion

n. doblez, pliegue; duplicación.
References in classic literature ?
Many spectres have been raised out of this power of internal taxation, to excite the apprehensions of the people: double sets of revenue officers, a duplication of their burdens by double taxations, and the frightful forms of odious and oppressive poll-taxes, have been played off with all the ingenious dexterity of political legerdemain.
Being wise, their gifts were no doubt wise ones, possibly bearing the privilege of exchange in case of duplication.
The duplication of words, as 'lumee lumee', 'poee poee', 'muee muee', is one of their peculiar features.
It marked none the less a prodigious thrill, a thrill that represented sudden dismay, no doubt, but also represented, and with the selfsame throb, the strangest, the most joyous, possibly the next minute almost the proudest, duplication of consciousness.
It discouraged the waste and anarchy of duplication.
Biopsy revealed gastric mucosa lining the mass, and diagnosis of presumed colonic duplication cyst was made.
Bladder duplication is a very rare congenital malformation of the urinary system, which is classified as complete or incomplete.
The first stage of duplication along Horse Park Drive is now complete and open to traffic, improving safety, easing congestion and significantly upgrading walking and cycling infrastructure on this important arterial road.
Gastric foregut duplication cyst is a rare congenital disease.
In general the data de-duplication is accomplished by splitting the input data into minor fragments and chunking the fragments, using data de-duplication algorithm the redundant data is detected and further duplication process is continued.
Alimentary tract duplication is a rare congenital abnormality that can present in any portion of the GI tract.
Following fish specific genome duplication (FSGD), gene duplicates undergo divergent pathways in gene evolution.