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clone

 (klōn)
n.
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
v.tr.
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).
v.intr.
To grow as a clone.

[Greek klōn, twig.]

clon′al (klō′nəl) adj.
clon′al·ly adv.
clon′er n.
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clone

(kləʊn)
n
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
vb
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]
ˈclonal adj
ˈclonally adv
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clone

(kloʊn)

n., v. cloned, clon•ing. n.
1.
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.
4.
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.
v.i.
5. to grow as a clone.
[1900–05; < Greek klṓn a slip, twig]
clon′al, adj.
clon′al•ly, adv.
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clone

(klōn)
Noun
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.
Verb
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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clone


Past participle: cloned
Gerund: cloning

Imperative
clone
clone
Present
I clone
you clone
he/she/it clones
we clone
you clone
they clone
Preterite
I cloned
you cloned
he/she/it cloned
we cloned
you cloned
they cloned
Present Continuous
I am cloning
you are cloning
he/she/it is cloning
we are cloning
you are cloning
they are cloning
Present Perfect
I have cloned
you have cloned
he/she/it has cloned
we have cloned
you have cloned
they have cloned
Past Continuous
I was cloning
you were cloning
he/she/it was cloning
we were cloning
you were cloning
they were cloning
Past Perfect
I had cloned
you had cloned
he/she/it had cloned
we had cloned
you had cloned
they had cloned
Future
I will clone
you will clone
he/she/it will clone
we will clone
you will clone
they will clone
Future Perfect
I will have cloned
you will have cloned
he/she/it will have cloned
we will have cloned
you will have cloned
they will have cloned
Future Continuous
I will be cloning
you will be cloning
he/she/it will be cloning
we will be cloning
you will be cloning
they will be cloning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cloning
you have been cloning
he/she/it has been cloning
we have been cloning
you have been cloning
they have been cloning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cloning
you will have been cloning
he/she/it will have been cloning
we will have been cloning
you will have been cloning
they will have been cloning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cloning
you had been cloning
he/she/it had been cloning
we had been cloning
you had been cloning
they had been cloning
Conditional
I would clone
you would clone
he/she/it would clone
we would clone
you would clone
they would clone
Past Conditional
I would have cloned
you would have cloned
he/she/it would have cloned
we would have cloned
you would have cloned
they would have cloned
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011

clone

A group of genetically identical plants produced by vegetative propagation, such as by cutting, grafting or division.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clone - a person who is almost identical to anotherclone - a person who is almost identical to another
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
look-alike, double, image - someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor); "he could be Gingrich's double"; "she's the very image of her mother"
2.clone - a group of genetically identical cells or organisms derived from a single cell or individual by some kind of asexual reproduction
organism, being - a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
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"
Verb1.clone - make multiple identical copies of; "people can clone a sheep nowadays"
re-create, copy - make a replica of; "copy that drawing"; "re-create a picture by Rembrandt"
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Translations
اِسْتِنْسَاخنُسْخَهيَسْتَنْسِخيَسْتَنْسِخُ
klonklonovat
klonkloneformere ukønnet
kloonataklooni
klonklonirati
klónklónoz
クローンクローンを作る
무성 생식을 하다클론
klonavimasklonuotas augalasklonuotas gyvulysklonuoti
klonovaťrozmnožovať nepohlavnou cestou
klon
klonklona
ทำให้กำเนิดมาจากเซลล์เดียวกันสิ่งมีชีวิตที่เกิดมาจากเซลล์เดียวกัน
klonlamakyapay yolla üretilmiş hayvan/bitkiklon
hệ vô tínhnhân bản

clone

[kləʊn]
A. Nclon m (Comput) → clónico m
B. VTclonar
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clone

[ˈkləʊn]
nclone m
an IBM clone → un clone IBM
a James Dean clone → un sosie de James Dean
vtcloner
a cloned sheep → un mouton cloné
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

clone

n (also Comput, fig: = person) → Klon m
vtklonen
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clone

[kləʊn]
1. nclone m
2. vtclonare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

clone

(kləun) verb
to produce a copy of an animal or plant from a single cell of that animal or plant.
noun
a copy of an animal or plant produced from that animal or plant.
cloning noun
genetic cloning.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

clone

n. clon, reproducción o copia idéntica.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

clone

n clon m
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References in periodicals archive ?
Labeling products derived from clones is one possible solution.
announcement is a relief and will likely affect the moratorium on clones in Japan and other countries.
The proposed risk management plan addresses risks to animal health and potential remaining uncertainties associated with feed and food from animal clones and their offspring.
While it is far from mainstream, equine cloning has progressed steadily since the first equid clones were born in 2003 - three mule foals produced at the University of Idaho, and a horse foal born in the Laboratory of Reproductive Technology in Cremona, Italy.
Multilocus sequence typing for characterization of methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible clones of Staphylococcus aureus.
"The insightful horse owner who purchases the only horse cloning slot available for the entire world this season will have a chance to make a great deal more money than could be made by regularly breeding because they will multiply the negotiated royalties by the number of clones produced.
Breeding for clones. Most breeding programs for loblolly pine in the southern United States are conducted in cooperative breeding programs at one of three institutions: North Carolina State University, The University of Florida, and Texas A & M University.
Then there is the destruction of embryonic life, as well as what clones may do to the sacrosanct notion of human uniqueness and individuality.
Scientists haven't yet been able to successfully clone a human embryo to the one-week stage where stem cells would be sufficiently developed for extraction.