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Meaning of replicate

rep•li•cate

Pronunciation: (adj., n.rep'li-kitv.rep'li-kāt&sec), [key]
— adj., v., n. -cat•ed, -cat•ing,
—adj.
  1. folded; bent back on itself.
—v.t.
  1. to bend or fold back: a replicated leaf.
  2. to repeat, duplicate, or reproduce, esp. for experimental purposes.
—v.i.
  1. to undergo replication.
—n.
  1. something that is replicated, as an experiment or procedure.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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