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1. A group of cells or organisms that are descended from and genetically identical to a single progenitor, such as a bacterial colony whose members arose from a single original cell.
2. An organism developed asexually from another and genetically identical to it, such as an animal produced from an egg cell into which the nucleus of an adult individual has been transferred.
3. A DNA sequence, such as a gene, that is transferred from one organism to another and replicated by genetic engineering techniques.
4. One that copies or closely resembles another, as in appearance or function: "filled with business-school clones in gray and blue suits" (Michael M. Thomas).
v. cloned, clon·ing, clones
1. To make multiple identical copies of (a DNA sequence).
2. To create or propagate (an organism) from a clone cell: clone a sheep.
3. To reproduce or propagate asexually: clone a plant variety.
4. To produce a copy of; imitate closely: "The look has been cloned into cliché" (Cathleen McGuigan).
To grow as a clone.
[Greek klōn, twig.]
clon′al (klō′nəl) adj.
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1. (Genetics) a group of organisms or cells of the same genetic constitution that are descended from a common ancestor by asexual reproduction, as by cuttings, grafting, etc, in plants
2. (Genetics) Also called: gene clone a segment of DNA that has been isolated and replicated by laboratory manipulation: used to analyse genes and manufacture their products (proteins)
3. informal a person or thing bearing a very close resemblance to another person or thing
4. (Telecommunications) slang
a. a mobile phone that has been given the electronic identity of an existing mobile phone, so that calls made on the second phone are charged to the owner of the first phone
b. any similar object or device, such as a credit card, that has been given the electronic identity of another device usually in order to commit theft
5. (Biochemistry) to produce or cause to produce a clone
6. informal to produce near copies (of a person or thing)
7. (Telecommunications) (tr) slang to give (a mobile phone, etc) the electronic identity of an existing mobile phone (or other device), so that calls, purchases, etc made with the second device are charged to the owner of the first device
[C20: from Greek klōn twig, shoot; related to klan to break]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
n., v. cloned, clon•ing. n.
a. a cell, cell product, or organism genetically identical to the unit or individual from which it was asexually derived.
b. a population of identical units, cells, or individuals derived asexually from the same ancestral line.
2. a person or thing that duplicates, imitates, or closely resembles another in appearance, function, etc.: The new computers are clones of the original model.v.t.
3. to produce a copy or imitation of.
a. to cause to grow as a clone.
b. to separate (a batch of cells or cell products) so that each portion produces only its own kind.
5. to grow as a clone.
[1900–05; < Greek klṓn a slip, twig]
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1. A cell, group of cells, or organism that is produced asexually from a single ancestor. The cells of an individual plant or animal are clones because they all descend from a single fertilized cell. A clone may be produced by fission, in the case of single-celled organisms, or by budding, as in the hydra. Some plants can produce clones from horizontal stems, such as runners. Clones of cells and some plants and animals can also be produced in a laboratory.
2. A copy of a sequence of DNA, as from a gene, that is produced by genetic engineering. The clone is then transplanted into the nucleus of a cell from which genetic material has been removed.
1. To produce or grow a cell, group of cells, or organism from a single original cell.
2. To make identical copies of a DNA sequence. See more at genetic engineering.
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Past participle: cloned
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A group of genetically identical plants produced by vegetative propagation, such as by cutting, grafting or division.
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|Noun||1.||clone - a person who is almost identical to another|
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
|2.||clone - a group of genetically identical cells or organisms derived from a single cell or individual by some kind of asexual reproduction|
|3.||clone - an unauthorized copy or imitation|
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"
|Verb||1.||clone - make multiple identical copies of; "people can clone a sheep nowadays"|
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무성 생식을 하다클론
klonavimasklonuotas augalasklonuotas gyvulysklonuoti
klonovaťrozmnožovať nepohlavnou cestou
hệ vô tínhnhân bản
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to produce a copy of an animal or plant from a single cell of that animal or plant. kloon يَسْتَنْسِخ клонирам clonar (na)klonovat klonieren klone; formere ukønnet κλωνοποιώclonar kloonima پرورش گیاه یا حیوان از طریق تکثیر سلولی kloonata cloner לְשַׁבֵּט हू-ब-हू बनाना kopiranje, kloniranje klónoz melakukan kloning clonare クローンをつくる 복제하다 klonuoti klonēt klon klonenklone klonować د ګیاه او یا حیوان پرورش клонировать klonovať klonirati klonirati klona ทำให้กำเนิดมาจากเซลล์เดียวกัน klonlamak 無性繁殖，複製 клонувати مماثل ، کلون بنانا sản sinh vô tính 无性繁殖，克隆noun
a copy of an animal or plant produced from that animal or plant. kloon نُسْخَه организъм, получен чрез деление clone klon der Klon klon κλώνοςclon kloon بافتزاد klooni clonage שבוט, שיבוט हू-ब-हू jedinka nastala kopiranjem, kopija klón hasil kloning clone クローン 복제 동물, 식물 klonuotas gyvulys/augalas klons mengklon kloonklonklon اوبدنه клон klon klon klon klon สิ่งมีชีวิตที่กำเนิดมาจากเซลล์เดียวกัน yapay yolla üretilmiş hayvan/bitki 複製出的動植物 клон مماثل ، کلون dòng vô tính 复制出的动植物cloning noun
genetic cloning. kloning, kloonvorming اسْتِنْساخ клонинг clonagem genetické klonování das Klonen kloning κλωνοποίηση (γονιδίων) clonación kloonimine همانند سازی kloonaus cloneשיבוט क्लोनिंग kloniranje klónozás kloning clonazione クローン化すること 유전자 복제 klonavimas klonēšana pengklonan het klonen kloning klonowanie ارثى клонирование klonovanie, rozmnožovanie nepohlavnou cestou kloniranje kloniranje kloning การโคลนนิ่ง klonlama 複製 клонування مماثل بنانے کا عمل dòng vô tính 复制，纯系化
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clone→ اِسْتِنْسَاخ, يَسْتَنْسِخُ klon, klonovat klon, klone Klon, klonen κλωνοποιώ, κλώνος clon, clonar kloonata, klooni clone, cloner klon, klonirati clonare, clone クローン, クローンを作る 무성 생식을 하다, 클론 klonen, kloon klon, klone klon, sklonować clonar, clone клонировать, копия klon, klona ทำให้กำเนิดมาจากเซลล์เดียวกัน, สิ่งมีชีวิตที่เกิดมาจากเซลล์เดียวกัน klon, klonlamak hệ vô tính, nhân bản 克隆
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n. clon, reproducción o copia idéntica.
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clonen clon m
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