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rep·li·cate

 (rĕp′lĭ-kāt′)
v. rep·li·cat·ed, rep·li·cat·ing, rep·li·cates
v.tr.
1. To duplicate, copy, reproduce, or repeat: "recreating his pose for a photo that replicated his glorious moment" (Stuart Miller).
2. Biology To reproduce or make an exact copy or copies of (genetic material, a cell, or an organism).
3. 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.

[Middle English replicaten, from Late Latin replicāre, replicāt-, to repeat, from Latin, to fold back : re-, re- + plicāre, to fold; see plek- in Indo-European roots.]

rep′li·ca′tive adj.
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replicate

vb (mainly tr)
1. (also intr) to make or be a copy of; reproduce
2. to fold (something) over on itself; bend back
3. to reply to
adj
folded back on itself: a replicate leaf.
[C19: from Latin replicātus bent back]
ˈreplicative adj
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rep•li•cate

(adj., n. ˈrɛp lɪ kɪt; v. -ˌkeɪt)

adj., v. -cat•ed, -cat•ing,
n. adj.
1. Also, rep′li•cat`ed. bent back on itself: a replicate leaf.
v.t.
2. to repeat, duplicate, or reproduce.
v.i.
3. to undergo replication.
n.
4. something, as a scientific experiment, that can be replicated.
[1525–35; < Late Latin replicātus, past participle of replicāre to repeat, Latin: to fold back]
rep′li•ca•ble, adj.
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replicate


Past participle: replicated
Gerund: replicating

Imperative
replicate
replicate
Present
I replicate
you replicate
he/she/it replicates
we replicate
you replicate
they replicate
Preterite
I replicated
you replicated
he/she/it replicated
we replicated
you replicated
they replicated
Present Continuous
I am replicating
you are replicating
he/she/it is replicating
we are replicating
you are replicating
they are replicating
Present Perfect
I have replicated
you have replicated
he/she/it has replicated
we have replicated
you have replicated
they have replicated
Past Continuous
I was replicating
you were replicating
he/she/it was replicating
we were replicating
you were replicating
they were replicating
Past Perfect
I had replicated
you had replicated
he/she/it had replicated
we had replicated
you had replicated
they had replicated
Future
I will replicate
you will replicate
he/she/it will replicate
we will replicate
you will replicate
they will replicate
Future Perfect
I will have replicated
you will have replicated
he/she/it will have replicated
we will have replicated
you will have replicated
they will have replicated
Future Continuous
I will be replicating
you will be replicating
he/she/it will be replicating
we will be replicating
you will be replicating
they will be replicating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been replicating
you have been replicating
he/she/it has been replicating
we have been replicating
you have been replicating
they have been replicating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been replicating
you will have been replicating
he/she/it will have been replicating
we will have been replicating
you will have been replicating
they will have been replicating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been replicating
you had been replicating
he/she/it had been replicating
we had been replicating
you had been replicating
they had been replicating
Conditional
I would replicate
you would replicate
he/she/it would replicate
we would replicate
you would replicate
they would replicate
Past Conditional
I would have replicated
you would have replicated
he/she/it would have replicated
we would have replicated
you would have replicated
they would have replicated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.replicate - bend or turn backward
bend, flex - form a curve; "The stick does not bend"
2.replicate - reproduce or make an exact copy of; "replicate the cell"; "copy the genetic information"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
duplicate, reduplicate, repeat, replicate, double - make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"
3.replicate - make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"
replicate, copy - reproduce or make an exact copy of; "replicate the cell"; "copy the genetic information"
recapitulate - repeat stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life
geminate, reduplicate - form by reduplication; "The consonant reduplicates after a short vowel"; "The morpheme can be reduplicated to emphasize the meaning of the word"
reproduce - make a copy or equivalent of; "reproduce the painting"
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replicate

verb copy, follow, repeat, reproduce, recreate, ape, mimic, duplicate, reduplicate He was not able to replicate this experiment.
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replicate

verb
To make a copy of:
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Translations

replicate

[ˈreplɪˌkeɪt] VTreproducir exactamente
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replicate

[ˈrɛplɪkeɪt]
vt
(= reproduce) [+ work, experiment, process] → reproduire
vi [molecule] → se répliquer
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replicate

vt (= copy) work, successwiederholen
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replicate

[ˈrɛplɪˌkeɪt] vt (frm) → replicare
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replicate

vi (viruses) replicarse
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Positive samples have Cq values lower than the 95% CI defined by multiple background replicates. Reactions with no detectable Cq values or with Cq values within the 95% CI are scored negative.
It replicates the known genetic factor called CCR5 delta 32 that prevents HIV to attach itself with immune cells and render it unable to replicate in the body.
The performance of the unstressed strips (control condition) was the percent agreement (both exact and [+ or -] 1 group) between two replicates of unstressed strips for all three manufacturers materials.
When the process water was added to the composting replicates it was diluted 1:1 with deionized (DI) water to lower the COD level.
* Replicates data at different points in the network (host, network or storage system).
Lowary of the University of Alberta in Edmonton and his coworkers are looking for inhibitors of the enzymes that assemble galactans for the middle layer of the cell wall when the microbe replicates. Toward that goal, they've coaxed the bacterium Escherichia coli to produce one of those enzymes, called glfT, in the lab and have begun to characterize the enzyme.
He writes: "When we ask questions in our writing in a way that replicates the complexity of the world, the questions are better questions.
With the intelligent switch in place, the switch replicates all write-I/Os, and a copy is sent to the CDP appliance.
Ellis observes that it looks more modern from the outside with the large roof with big wide spans and a large canopy for drop off, but the one-level complex replicates the history of the sport on the inside.
Tanks for the 12 replicates of the five treatments were randomly allocated using Lain square randomization in both vertical and horizontal gradients, and all experimentation was run blind of treatments.
The latter is a passive fund that replicates the performance of the S&P 500; it has a very low portfolio turnover rate.