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Pronunciation:  `dooplu'keyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of copying or making a duplicate (or duplicates) of something; "this kind of duplication is wasteful"
  2. [n]  a copy that corresponds to an original exactly; "he made a duplicate for the files"

DUPLICATION is a 11 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: duplicate, gemination
 See Also: backup, computer backup, copy, copying, counterpart, match, mate, similitude, twin



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Du`pli*ca"tion\, n. [L. duplicatio: cf. F.
1. The act of duplicating, or the state of being duplicated;
   a doubling; a folding over; a fold.

2. (Biol.) The act or process of dividing by natural growth
   or spontaneous action; as, the duplication of cartilage
   cells. --Carpenter.

{Duplication of the cube} (Math.), the operation of finding a
   cube having a volume which is double that of a given cube.

 Definition: a chromosomal aberration in which a section of a chromosome is repeated.
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