Meaning of REPLICATION in English
/rep'li kay"sheuhn/ , n.
1. a reply; answer.
2. a reply to an answer.
3. Law. the reply of the plaintiff or complainant to the defendant's plea or answer.
4. reverberation; echo.
5. a copy.
6. the act or process of replicating, esp. for experimental purposes.
7. Genetics. the process by which double-stranded DNA makes copies of itself, each strand, as it separates, synthesizing a complementary strand.
[ 1325-75; ME replicacioun replication replication- (s. of replicatio ) a rolling back, equiv. to replicat ( us ) (see REPLICATE) + -ion- -ION ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012