Definition of Duplication

1. Noun. A copy that corresponds to an original exactly. "He made a duplicate for the files"

Exact synonyms: Duplicate
Specialized synonyms: Backup, Computer Backup, Counterpart, Similitude, Twin, Match, Mate
Generic synonyms: Copy
Derivative terms: Duplicate, Duplicate



2. Noun. The act of copying or making a duplicate (or duplicates) of something. "This kind of duplication is wasteful"
Exact synonyms: Gemination
Generic synonyms: Copying
Derivative terms: Duplicate

Definition of Duplication

1. n. The act of duplicating, or the state of being duplicated; a doubling; a folding over; a fold.

Definition of Duplication

1. Noun. The act of duplicating, or the state of being duplicated; a doubling; a folding over; a fold. ¹

2. Noun. The act or process of dividing by natural growth or spontaneous action; as, the duplication of cartilage cells. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Duplication

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Duplication

1. 1. The act of duplicating, or the state of being duplicated; a doubling; a folding over; a fold. 2. The act or process of dividing by natural growth or spontaneous action; as, the duplication of cartilage cells. Duplication of the cube, the operation of finding a cube having a volume which is double that of a given cube. Origin: L. Duplicatio: cf. F. Duplication. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Duplication

duplexed
duplexer
duplexers
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duplicability
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duplicatable
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duplicate publication
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duplication (current term)
duplication of chromosomes
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duplicitas anterior
duplicitas posterior
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duplicitously

Literary usage of Duplication

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1. American Journal of Philology by Project Muse, JSTOR (Organization) (1908)
"duplication MECHANICS IN SAMOAN AND THEIR FUNCTIONAL VALUES. The tale of the last hundred words in my dictionary of Samoan speech in its present phase shows ..."

2. The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center by Dorian J. Cougias, E. L. Heiberger, Karsten Koop (2003)
"Some duplication and replication systems also provide their own front end to ... As opposed to replication, duplication offers you only the choice of moving ..."

3. The Constitution and Government of the State of New York: An Appraisal by New York (State). (1915)
"duplication of Inspection and of Work Inasmuch as the adequacy of enforcement ... And this duplication will become more serious as the inspection department ..."

4. Patentable Invention by Edward Sabine Renwick (1893)
"Invention by duplication. While a mere duplication of old devices is not an invention, a duplication involving a new mode of operation amounts to invention. ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1872)
"Approximate Geometrical Solutions of the Problems of the duplication of the Cube and of the ... I. duplication of the Cube. Let AB be the given cube root. ..."

6. State and County School Administration by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley, Edward Charles Elliott (1922)
"In recent years a college department of education has also been fostered at this institution, resulting in duplication of similar work at the University. ..."

7. Papers and Proceedings of the ... General Meeting of the American Library by General Meeting, American Library Association (1899)
"There should be some way of preventing such duplication. We need all the strength we have, without wasting it in having different people working ..."

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