- non·du·pli·ca·tion, noun
- pre·du·pli·ca·tion, noun
- self-du·pli·ca·tion, noun
- su·per·du·pli·ca·tion, noun
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How to use duplication in a sentence
Early zines were mimeographed — a cheap duplication process that forces ink through a stencil.Newsletters may threaten the mainstream media, but they also build communities | Sarah Ovink | July 8, 2021 | Washington Post
Though this study highlights the mechanism underlying transposase fusion genes, the vast majority of new genetic material is thought to form through genetic duplication, in which genes are accidentally copied and the extras diverge through mutation.
Transposable elements can cause chunks of the genome to move around, too, which can be dangerously destabilizing — but can also lead to gene duplication and innovation, Shahid said.DNA of Giant ‘Corpse Flower’ Parasite Surprises Biologists | Christie Wilcox | April 21, 2021 | Quanta Magazine
Random mutations and DNA duplications can create new variations on old genes, but for many decades biologists had only the cloudiest understanding of how truly novel genes could evolve and acquire functions.
It’s used because a certain amount of duplication is inevitable, and massive duplication will actually harm your rankings in the long run.
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.
It may be looked upon as the apotheosis of the old style of organ-building, with low pressures, duplication, and mixtures.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building | George Laing Miller
One interested in his duplication of characteristic phrasing may refer for comparison ll.The Fatal Dowry | Philip Massinger
This overlapping and duplication has, as we have elsewhere indicated, already gone very far.English Poor Law Policy | Sidney Webb
Worse yet, how could one assort together duplication and the double object, whiteness and the white object?Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3 | Plotinos (Plotinus)
Saving of missionary money by eliminating duplication of missionary grants by competing denominations.Church Cooperation in Community Life | Paul L. Vogt
British Dictionary definitions for duplication
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
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