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  • If we could clone Bella, we could grow an incredibly successful company.
    clone = copy (said whimsically in a manner not to be taken as a proposal to make copies)
  • The best drug-sniffing dog was cloned.
    cloned = technologically copied so that the equivalent of younger identical twins were created
  • You clone living creatures, but it is the church reminding us to consider the moral implications of our actions.   (source)
    clone = copy
  • Today, when we hear the word clone, we imagine scientists creating entire living animals—like Dolly the famous cloned sheep—using DNA from one parent.   (source)
    cloned = copied using technology
  • If it were possible to clone fifty more Gregs, there is no doubt in my mind Islamic terrorism would quickly become a thing of the past.   (source)
    clone = copy
  • Because Ringer is so sweet, we decided to clone a hundred of her.   (source)
  • Or might the soul clone itself, create a perfect imitation of something yet to be defined?   (source)
  • She had cloned Rosa Hubermann's unfortunate, waddlesome walking style, but the rest of her was much milder.†   (source)
  • They are cloning dinosaurs.†   (source)
  • It was much cheaper than getting yourself cloned for spare parts a few wrinkles left to be ironed out there, as Jimmy's dad used to say — or keeping a for-harvest child or two stashed away in some illegal baby orchard.†   (source)
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  • My arm and fist quivered with the anticipation of smashing his vat-cloned face.†   (source)
  • If you believe the stories, he continued, they possessed the power of flight, they had vessels that could cross the oceans, they could control the weather and had even perfected what we would call cloning.†   (source)
  • She had been expecting something much smaller, something the size of the little greenhouse out behind St. Xavier's, where the AP biology students cloned pea pods, or whatever it was they did.†   (source)
  • So Jeb hadn't cloned his son.†   (source)
  • She could have cloned his hard drive earlier, but she had never bothered to because she worked at Milton and could easily retrieve any information that Armansky wanted to keep hidden from the rest of the world.†   (source)
  • The defense asserts that the Workshop has cloned the real Max McDaniels.†   (source)
  • But if they cloning her cells, does that mean someday they could clone my mother?   (source)
    clone = make a genetically identical copy with technology
  • And you don't lie and clone people behind their backs.   (source)
    clone = make genetically identical copies with technology
  • They even did that thing … what do you call it … um … cloning!   (source)
    cloning = using technology to make genetically identical copies of an organism
  • I started saying it was just Henrietta's cells scientists had cloned, not Henrietta herself.   (source)
    cloned = copied using technology
  • Deborah yelled on the other end, "I told you London cloned my mother!"   (source)
  • A reporter came here from England talking about they cloned a sheep.   (source)
  • But if they cloning her cells, does that mean someday they could clone my mother?   (source)
    cloning = using technology to make genetically identical copies of an organism
  • Now they got stuff about cloning my mother all over.   (source)
  • … that's right, they did that cloning on her.   (source)
  • "They didn't clone her," I said.   (source)
    clone = make a genetically identical copy with technology
  • Today, when we hear the word clone, we imagine scientists creating entire living animals—like Dolly the famous cloned sheep—using DNA from one parent.   (source)
    clone = to make a genetically identical copy of an organism with technology
  • T T. Puck and P. I. Marcus, "A Rapid Method for Viable Cell Titration and Clone Production with HeLa Cells in Tissue Culture: The Use of X-irradiated Cells to Study Conditioning Factors," Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 41 (1955);   (source)
    clone = make a genetically identical copy of an organism with technology
  • She'd Googled HeLa, clone, London, and DNA, and gotten thousands of hits with summaries like this, from an online chat-room discussion about HeLa cells: "Each contains a genetic blueprint for constructing Henrietta Lacks…."   (source)
    clone = make genetically identical copies with technology
  • Can we clone her?   (source)
    clone = make a genetically identical copy with technology
  • The room buzzed with excitement as everyone talked about cell cloning and hybrids, mapping human genes, and using cultures to cure cancer.   (source)
    cloning = using technology to make genetically identical copies of an organism
  • But before the cloning of whole animals, there was the cloning of individual cells—Henrietta's cells.   (source)
  • To understand why cellular cloning was important, you need to know two things: First, HeLa didn't grow from one of Henrietta's cells.   (source)
  • "They did that cloning on my mother over there," she said, surprised I hadn't come across that fact in my research.   (source)
  • Her mother's name showed up under headlines like CLONING and HUMAN FARMING, and she thought those thousands of hits were proof that scientists had cloned thousands of Henriettas.   (source)
    cloned = copied using technology
  • Her mother's name showed up under headlines like CLONING and HUMAN FARMING, and she thought those thousands of hits were proof that scientists had cloned thousands of Henriettas.   (source)
    cloning = using technology to make genetically identical copies of an organism
  • After hearing a researcher talk about cloning, Deborah asked Sharrer whether it was possible to take DNA from HeLa cells and put it into one of Deborah's eggs to bring her mother back to life.   (source)
  • The early cell culture and cloning technology developed using HeLa helped lead to many later advances that required the ability to grow single cells in culture, including isolating stem cells, cloning whole animals, and in vitro fertilization.   (source)
  • I've tried to imagine how she'd feel knowing that her cells went up in the first space missions to see what would happen to human cells in zero gravity, or that they helped with some of the most important advances in medicine: the polio vaccine, chemotherapy, cloning, gene mapping, in vitro fertilization.   (source)
  • In Muldoon's opinion, cloning dinosaurs in a laboratory was one thing.†   (source)
  • But now, if dinosaurs could be cloned-why, Grant's field of study was going to change instantly.†   (source)
  • Cloning's probably only ten, fifteen years off.†   (source)
  • It was avian cloning, a very different proposition.†   (source)
  • I can't give you details, but the general area involves cloning reptiles.†   (source)
  • There're those too poor to keep vat-grown, cloned parts in store, but too well off to die just for want of a heart.†   (source)
  • It was basic hoio fanatic fare-flash-dried and reheated cloned beef, potatoes which had never seen soil, and carrots which looked like some sort of deep-sea slugs.†   (source)
  • Kassad volunteered and discovered that he enjoyed the discipline and cleanliness of military life, even though the John Carter Brigade saw only garrison duty within the Web and was dissolved shortly after G! ennon-Height's cloned grandson died on Renaissance.†   (source)
  • In fact, there had been discussion of cloning dinosaurs in the technical literature as far back as 1982.†   (source)
  • And the work itself had shifted-it wasn't even reptilian cloning, once they began to understand that dinosaurs were so similar to birds.†   (source)
  • So cloning was therefore impossible.†   (source)
  • "They're people too, even if they were just cloned and created," Angel said, stepping closer to me and taking my hand.†   (source)
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  • It's an iPhone clone.
    clone = a copy (not the real thing, but something that is supposed to work just like it)
  • To understand differences that could be expected in human clones, it is useful to look at identical twins.
    clones = genetically identical copies (like identical twins created with technology)
  • My seventh I was a clone trooper.   (source)
    clone = copy
  • But I was not a clone of my father.   (source)
  • Davis and Daisy were chatting back and forth about the dehumanization of Clone troopers, and Mychal jumped in to explain that Daisy was actually kind of a famous writer of Star Wars fan fiction.   (source)
    clone = a copy of an organism with identical genetics created through technology
  • I type these journal entries, and my homework assignments, on the little PC clone up in my bedroom.   (source)
    clone = copy
  • Were the Stormtroopers or clone army or robot walkers next?   (source)
  • This town is chockablock with restaurants that are just clones of the same old themes.   (source)
    clones = copies
  • "There are no clones," I said.   (source)
    clones = genetically identical copies of an organism made with technology
  • I'm his evil clone.   (source)
    clone = copy
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  • On Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, Tommy was a lead technical director.   (source)
    clones = copies
  • With her honey-blond hair hanging over her shoulders like a shawl made of silk and her low-rise jeans mail-ordered from Fred Segal, she'd spawned an entourage of clones.   (source)
  • No way was I going deal with clones of the step-loser on top of everything else.   (source)
  • In the same two-year period, fifteen hundred miles away, near Buffalo, New York, another man — a kind of Boss Man clone — worked the distressed downtown streets of Jamestown.   (source)
    clone = copy
  • As Clones we decided to room together off campus.   (source)
    clones = copies
  • I didn't think Fang had been replaced by a clone the way I had at one point.   (source)
    clone = copy
  • Abruptly he was gripped by the irrational conviction that the cadavers surrounding him were those of his wife and children; all of them were Michelle and the girls, as though Joe had wandered into a scene in a science fiction movie about clones.   (source)
    clones = copies
  • "Clones," said Max quietly.   (source)
  • The janitors had transformed themselves into Luigi clones.   (source)
  • Lilly is Caroline's clone, with the exception that her hair runs to a lighter shade and her eyes are hazel.   (source)
    clone = copy
  • As for the Professor—sucked like a mere larva into the burial mound of KL Sachsenhausen, dismal clone of the insensate leviathan of human affliction spawned years before at KL Dachau—his efforts to extricate himself were in vain.   (source)
  • None of those little girls had ever seemed real to Jimmy they'd always struck him as digital clones — but for some reason Oryx was three-dimensional from the start.†   (source)
  • The crew clones had served wine; he wished it had been whiskey.†   (source)
  • Before that, all clones—or students, as we preferred to call you—existed only to supply medical science.†   (source)
  • She held up another videocassette, this one a made-for-TV movie called The Clone.   (source)
    clone = a copy of an organism with identical genetics created through technology
  • Daisy considered Attack of the Clones to be the most underrated Star Wars film.   (source)
    clones = genetically identical copies made with technology
  • I don't know what I'd do if I saw one of my mother clones walkin around somewhere.   (source)
  • That poor woman didn't even know about all the clones until she saw one walk out of a store.   (source)
  • There was a long list of the different HeLa clones anyone could buy for $167 a vial.   (source)
    clones = genetically identical copies of an organism made with technology
  • "Are they clones?" asked Miss Boon, squinting at them.   (source)
    clones = copies
  • This year I'm going to be Boba Fett: not Boba Fett the kid in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, but Boba Fett the man from Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.   (source)
  • Mychal and I are having a homework night, but I should have about a hundred and forty-two minutes after school if we go straight to your house, which just happens to be the running time of Attack of the Clones.   (source)
    clones = genetically identical copies made with technology
  • The writer joked that Henrietta should have put ten dollars in the bank in 1951, because if she had, her clones would be rich now.   (source)
  • Scientists wanted to grow cellular clones—lines of cells descended from individual cells—so they could harness those unique traits.   (source)
  • And soon they'd even be able to use the first-ever clones of human cells, something they'd been working toward for years.   (source)
  • With HeLa, a group of scientists in Colorado succeeded, and soon the world of science had not only HeLa but also its hundreds, then thousands, of clones.   (source)
  • In it, an infertility doctor secretly harvests extra embryos from one of his patients and uses them to create a colony of clones of the woman's son, who died young in an accident.   (source)
  • He coded the comlog to summon crew clones to fetch the luggage, but lifted Father Hoyt himself.†   (source)
  • Martin Silenus waved away the desserts and told the clones to bring him another bottle of wine.†   (source)
  • One of the clones offered the Consul the traditional post-thaw glass of orange juice.†   (source)
  • The clones' weapons were coated with Workshop poisons.†   (source)
  • The sorcerer's attention locked onto the clones.†   (source)
  • "There's something in you that isn't in those clones," she concluded with a whisper.†   (source)
  • You're not strong en— With a backhanded gesture, David blasted the clones off their feet.†   (source)
  • Max fought defensively, careful to vary his patterns and keep an eye out for the clones.†   (source)
  • As Max battled the clones, the remaining malakhim cut off any escape.†   (source)
  • Are my own clones working for the Atropos?†   (source)
  • The Morrigan's blade might have balked at the clones, but it had no misgivings about the malakhim.†   (source)
  • I've met those clones," replied Max grimly.†   (source)
  • The remaining malakhim and even Max's clones backed away from the boy as if he were radioactive.†   (source)
  • The clones became too dangerous, impossible to control.†   (source)
  • There was an incredible fifteen-minute battle scene on a rocky red planet, pitting clones against droids, and Tommy was the guy who planned it all out.†   (source)
  • "Maybe they are visi—Others, I don't know, disguised as humans, or maybe even some kind of clones …."†   (source)
  • There were two very short crew clones and one very tall, hooded Templar with him in the windowless ovoid of a room.†   (source)
  • The treeship Yggdrasill with its crew and complement of clones and semisentient erg drivers was dead.†   (source)
  • "The others have been awake for some hours," said Het Masteen and gestured for the clones to leave them.†   (source)
  • There was no conversation as the clones cleared the soup and salad dishes and brought on the main course.†   (source)
  • In the silence which followed the announcement, Her Masteen gestured and a group of crew clones began serving the pilgrims their last meal before planetfall.†   (source)
  • The Templars had rigged a gangway from a work pier on the interior of the sphere to the ship's top-tier balcony, and the Consul led the way into the lounge as crew clones stowed luggage and departed.†   (source)
  • Crew clones swept away the dishes and brought dessert trays showcasing sherbets, coffees, treeship fruit, draums, tortes, and concoctions made of Renaissance chocolate.†   (source)
  • Max could not believe what he had heard—far off, in some Workshop laboratory, there were clones of him.†   (source)
  • Despite his best efforts to focus on Mum and her impending verdict, Max was deeply shaken by Rasmussen's talk of clones.†   (source)
  • What with all the stomping and the fiercely staring straight ahead, none of the Flyboys or clones or other mutants seemed to hear us when we flew over the wall as silently as we could.†   (source)
  • "Now we really are clones," I said.†   (source)
  • Why would they make clones of us?†   (source)
  • Clones.†   (source)
  • You told the truth and I appreciate your loyalty "If you're so grateful, then why don't you turn over those clones?" asked Mr. McDaniels.†   (source)
  • But we were clones.†   (source)
  • My client has informed me that this young man cannot be a clone of Max McDaniels, because he can attest that the McDaniels clones are all accounted for.†   (source)
  • "There are clones," he said.†   (source)
  • The clones were entombed.†   (source)
  • Clones of you.†   (source)
  • Had the clones survived?†   (source)
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  • There was nothing to clone from.†   (source)
  • This time there would be no jokes from Simon about the inappropriateness of Owen's navy-blue Sunday school suit—such a little clone of the suit his father wore.†   (source)
  • Maybe he's a clone grown on board the mothership from harvested DNA.†   (source)
  • He was in a lineup; fingers pointed at him, faces scowled, while some rabid Bernice clone set fire to his undershorts.†   (source)
  • Plus you'd need perfect clone stock and an interactive environment precise to the last detail.†   (source)
  • Excuse me, but do you think your friend was ever a clone model?†   (source)
  • Not the challenges Phoebe faced in a world that didn't welcome her, not the relative ease of his own life, not what their father had clone—none of it.†   (source)
  • An obese long-haired black and white cat sprinted down the steps in front of us chasing a cat that looked like its clone.†   (source)
  • Lila was my clone, my friend, my sister.†   (source)
  • "I still can't believe I don't have a clone," Total huffed, trotting back.†   (source)
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  • Perhaps the clone was curious—intrigued about the original from which he'd stemmed.†   (source)
  • "Already clone," Nathan said.†   (source)
  • If enough DNA fragments were recovered, it might be possible to clone a living animal.†   (source)
  • Silencers: human, semihuman, clone human, or alien-projecting-human holograph?†   (source)
  • They have managed to clone extinct animals from the past.†   (source)
  • To clone a mammal, you must find a white cell, which is much rarer than red cells.†   (source)
  • We need the entire dinosaur DNA strand in order to clone.†   (source)
  • The Workshop clone's face was eerily peaceful.†   (source)
  • Twenty yards away, her clone rambled about with the others, looking more like Angel than Angel did.†   (source)
  • The clone merely gave a venomous smile and laid the spear across his saddle.†   (source)
  • Could one clone a person with Max's heritage?†   (source)
  • Lila and I had begun, sometime that winter, to call each other Clone.†   (source)
  • Standing next to me, Ari had gone rigid, his eyes locked on the Max clone.†   (source)
  • "You know," reflected Prusias, "that clone did what he was told.†   (source)
  • The clone began sniggering like a madman.†   (source)
  • A moment later, Max heard the winch being spun as the clone raised the portcullis.†   (source)
  • Lifting the helmet away, Max looked upon his clone.†   (source)
  • You said yourself that the Workshop kidnaps living things so you can clone 'em!†   (source)
  • With a jubilant howl, the savage-looking clone dropped the rock and rushed forward with his knives.†   (source)
  • For example, we might clone a specimen whose species is threatened by extinction.†   (source)
  • Beneath his cloak, the clone was armored with a breastplate of polished black steel.†   (source)
  • I'm supposed to be dead—there are a hundred thousand witnesses who saw my clone die in that arena.†   (source)
  • The grisly smile remained, but the clone's eyes went as cold and dead as a shark's.†   (source)
  • At several points, he'd overwhelmed his clone and struck what should have been a conclusive blow.†   (source)
  • This clone was far larger than Myrmidon had been.†   (source)
  • One rode forward to take the clone's torch and hand him a heavy, ancient-looking spear.†   (source)
  • As he said this, the clone held up something tucked inside his breastplate.†   (source)
  • The clone's eyes glittered like dark jewels.†   (source)
  • The clone was a quick-twitch nightmare with animal instincts far superior to anything human.†   (source)
  • The clone leaned forward in his stirrups and studied Max through the heavy bars of the portcullis.†   (source)
  • The clone tested its weight and gazed across at Max.†   (source)
  • Rising on unsteady legs, the other clone pushed his long hair back from his face.†   (source)
  • The clone slipped the compass back inside his armor.†   (source)
  • The clone smiled and steadied his horse.†   (source)
  • Instead of a dagger, the clone now held a wriggling asp by the tail.†   (source)
  • This clone barely resembled the one outside the gate.†   (source)
  • Its body thrashed wildly about, but its fangs were sunk deep into the other clone's cheek.†   (source)
  • Talk of pasts and memories apparently displeased the clone.†   (source)
  • The clone was panting, handling each blade with terrifying expertise.†   (source)
  • The clone crashed into it, his knees buckling from the impact and bending several bars.†   (source)
  • Seizing the clone's wrist, Max turned and hurled him against the portcullis.†   (source)
  • Silent as a wraith, the nimble clone bore down on Max with a long dagger in each hand.†   (source)
  • It was either her or a clone.†   (source)
  • He noted that the walkways, pods, and platforms were conspicuously empty except for a few Templars and their diminutive crew clone counterparts.†   (source)
  • "We've been running them through Wonderland, of course, but we haven't been able to untangle the infestation's map from the victim's—or clone or whatever it is.†   (source)
  • Alien clone children?†   (source)
  • My colleagues and I determined, several years ago, that it was possible to clone the DNA of an extinct animal, and to grow it.†   (source)
  • Grant was aware of serious speculation in laboratories in Berkeley, Tokyo, and London that it might eventually be possible to clone an extinct animal such as a dinosaur-if you could get some dinosaur DNA to work with.†   (source)
  • Clone him like a sheep?†   (source)
  • Why download your consciousness into a human body when you can clone as many as you like in your mothership?†   (source)
  • By being my clone, she could seem a bit more daring and wild than she really was; I could pretend that I was a normal college coed whose life revolved as much around my classes and food runs to Marshall Street as it did a rape trial.†   (source)
  • And then I saw my old clone double, Max II, who had tried to replace me, who Jeb had tried to make me kill.†   (source)
  • " 'No, let's not clone the dog.†   (source)
  • Was everyone here a clone?†   (source)
  • Max has saved your hide more than once, and you've got the nerve to clone him like he's some … some … I don't know what!†   (source)
  • My client has informed me that this young man cannot be a clone of Max McDaniels, because he can attest that the McDaniels clones are all accounted for.†   (source)
  • And that clone was useful.†   (source)
  • The clone's smile became dangerous.†   (source)
  • With a roar, he downed the knife-wielding clone, striking him a blow to the temple with the gae bolga's pommel.†   (source)
  • The sound reminded him of his clone, the grinning, emaciated assassin he'd last seen buried beneath a mountain of rubble.†   (source)
  • Turning, he evaded another thrust and just managed to duck as the other clone came leaping after him, brandishing his knives.†   (source)
  • Every time Max thought he had an opportunity to strike, the clone sprang away or slipped just out of reach.†   (source)
  • But when he made to finish him, the other clone darted in, dropping his spear and seizing hold of Max from behind.†   (source)
  • The clone was a blur as he leaped, a frenzied assault of knives and teeth as he lunged at Max like a rabid animal.†   (source)
  • As the clone lunged in, Max twisted aside and cracked his opponent's cheekbone with the gae bolga's heavy pommel.†   (source)
  • The assassin was the second clone.†   (source)
  • With appalling strength, the clone squeezed tighter and tighter, driving the steel rings of Max's hauberk clear through the tunic to bite the flesh beneath.†   (source)
  • Howling, the clone bounded away on all fours, leaping onto one of the squat guard towers and scuttling sideways into the tunnel like a great black spider.†   (source)
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