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.A 9-Point Plan to Fix the Debt, for Good
January 13, 2013
Superimposing the route maps of United and Continental shows an extraordinary amount of duplication.Bad News for Fliers
April 30, 2010
It was all a kind of duplication, and I could be on the train or in the other place at will.Shapes that Haunt the Dusk
What does this suggest to the reader—this duplication of the threefold form of the Book?Homer's Odyssey
Denton J. Snider
This is a War Ballad, in triplet stanzas with 'duplication.'
There was no duplication, however, of the second part of the programme.The Phantom of the River
Edward S. Ellis
With this duplication, its national consciousness has as it were solidified.China, Japan and the U.S.A.
- the act of duplicating or the state of being duplicated
- a copy; duplicate
- genetics a mutation in which there are two or more copies of a gene or of a segment of a chromosome
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.
- The existence or growth into two corresponding parts.