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clone
used in Oryx and Crake

4 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
Can we clone it?
Definition
to make a copy of something — especially a genetically identical copy created with technology
  • 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.
    p. 23.8

There are no more uses of "clone" flagged with this meaning in Oryx and Crake.

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  • He was in a lineup; fingers pointed at him, faces scowled, while some rabid Bernice clone set fire to his undershorts.
    p. 215.9
  • 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.
    p. 90.2
  • It was either her or a clone.
    p. 182.5

There are no more uses of "clone" in Oryx and Crake.

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