Origin of duplication
Examples from the Web for duplication
Recommendations from the Government Accountability Office on reducing waste and duplication need to be enforced, not ignored.
Superimposing the route maps of United and Continental shows an extraordinary amount of duplication.
A duplication of the act would manifestly be entirely useless.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|Grover Cleveland
I instantly thought that they could be photographed, so as to show the duplication produced by the illusion.Real Ghost Stories|William T. Stead
But duplication, though it has been sedulously avoided here, is sometimes almost inevitable.A Letter Book|George Saintsbury
Whatever his reasons, he did encourage Christman to undertake the major task of duplication.The Wright Brothers' Engines and Their Design|Leonard S. Hobbs.
The resemblance in sound to a duplication of Ymix is apparent.Aids to the Study of the Maya Codices|Cyrus Thomas
British Dictionary definitions for duplication
Word Origin and History for duplication
early 15c., "doubling," from Middle French duplicacion (13c.) and directly from Latin duplicationem (nominative duplicatio), noun of action from past participle stem of duplicare (see duplicate (adj.)). Meaning "repetition" is from 1580s.