Noun Definition


1.Definition: (genetics) the process whereby DNA makes a copy of itself before cell division

Category: General

2.Definition: (law) a pleading made by a plaintiff in reply to the defendant's plea or answer

Category: General

3.Definition: a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)

Related Noun(s):comeback, counter, rejoinder, retort, return, riposte

Category: General

4.Definition: copy that is not the original; something that has been copied

Related Noun(s):replica, reproduction

Category: Objects

5.Definition: the act of making copies

Related Noun(s):reproduction

Category: General

6.Definition: the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves

Related Noun(s):echo, reverberation

Category: General

7.Definition: the repetition of an experiment in order to test the validity of its conclusion

"Scientists will not believe an experimental result until they have seen at least one replication"

Category: General