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replicate

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Definition reproduce a copy; or do again in the same way
  • We determined that the technique isn't easily replicated because it depends upon outstanding teachers.
  • The experiment was successfully replicated in two other labs.
  • Today I learned how DNA replicates itself during cell division.
  • The white world had watched Michael Oher happen, or thought they had, and so could imagine how he might be replicated.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • She was injecting Shadowhunter blood and demon blood into the mothers, trying to replicate what Valentine did to his son.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • Because it was extremely controversial and the results were immediately covered up, so no one would attempt to replicate them.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • The organism would be self-replicating, cheap, and could be produced in fantastic numbers.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • But this is something even the most intelligent Erudite do not know; something that, if everything is destroyed, we cannot replicate.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • I moved toward the horse beside her and tried to replicate her actions, but nothing happened.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • Things have to make copies of themselves (this is called Replication).
    Mark Haddon  --  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • With screams of pain, Ron, Hermione, and the two goblins were knocked aside into other objects, which also began to replicate.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • Besides, to be demanded of a sponge, what replication should be made by the son of a king?
    Tom Stoppard  --  Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • When other scholars have tried to replicate his results, they found that right-to-carry laws simply don't bring down crime.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • I study the couples on the dance floor and try to replicate their moves as I get into the music.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • —what replication should be made by the son of a king?
    William Shakespeare  --  Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • This night's profusion of post horns, this malignant, deliberate replication, was their way of beating up.
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • By dawn, he had replicated the six boys pushing a pole, raising a flag.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • If it is real, then we need to find out if we can replicate it.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • Darley and Batson decided to replicate that study at the Princeton Theological Seminary.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • It has no replication value.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)

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