Replication


Replication

Replication may refer to:

;Science
* Self-replication, an organism making a copy of itself or replicating oneself
* Self-replicating machines
* DNA replication or DNA Synthesis, the process of copying a double-stranded DNA molecule
* Semiconservative replication, mechanism of DNA replication
* One of the main principles of the scientific method, a.k.a. reproducibility

;Computing
* Replication (computer science), the use of redundant resources to improve reliability, fault-tolerance, or performance
* Replication (optical media), the manufacture of CD and DVD discs by means other than burning writable discs

;Other
* Replication (statistics), the repetition of a test or complete experiment
* Replication (metallography), the use of thin plastic films to duplicate the microstructure of a component
* Replication (Psychology), repeating the essence of a research study
* Option replication, a trading strategy to ensure at a certain date the payoff of an option without trading this option

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  • réplication — [ replikasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • mil. XXe; angl. replication ♦ Biol. Mécanisme par lequel le matériel génétique (en particulier les acides nucléiques) se reproduit continuellement sous la même forme. ⇒ duplication. Fourche de réplication : point à partir… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • replication — rep·li·ca·tion /ˌre plə kā shən/ n [Anglo French, from Middle French, from Late Latin replicatio, from Latin, action of folding back, from replicare to fold back]: reply Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Replication — Rep li*ca tion ( k? sh?n), n. [L. replicatio. See {Reply}.] 1. An answer; a reply. Shak. [1913 Webster] Withouten any repplicacioun. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law Pleadings) The reply of the plaintiff, in matters of fact, to the defendant s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • replication — late 14c., action of folding back, also legal reply, rejoinder, from Anglo Fr. replicacioun, O.Fr. replication, from L. replicationem (nom. replicatio) a reply, repetition, a folding back, from replicatus, pp. of replicare to repeat, reply, lit.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • replication — [rep΄li kā′shən] n. [ME replicacioun < MFr replication < L replicatio < pp. of replicare: see REPLY] 1. a folding back; fold 2. a reply, or answer; esp., a reply to an answer 3. repetition of a sound; echo 4. the act of repeating,… …   English World dictionary

  • replication — replication. См. ауторепродукция. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Réplication — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Réplication », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Le mot réplication peut désigner : En …   Wikipédia en Français

  • replication — Repeating a study, in exactly the same format, to check whether the same results are obtained a second or subsequent time (usually by a different researcher). One variation is simultaneous replication of the same study, either in the same context …   Dictionary of sociology

  • replication — noun Date: 14th century 1. a. answer, reply b. (1) an answer to a reply ; rejoinder (2) a plaintiff s reply to a defendant s plea, answer, or counterclaim 2. echo, reverberation 3. a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • replication — /rep li kay sheuhn/, n. 1. a reply; answer. 2. a reply to an answer. 3. Law. the reply of the plaintiff or complainant to the defendant s plea or answer. 4. reverberation; echo. 5. a copy. 6. the act or process of replicating, esp. for… …   Universalium


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