noun, plural mim·ic·ries.
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Though scientists are keen to explore whether such lab-created mimicry can be pushed further, the 14-day rule stands in the way.Scientists plan to drop the 14-day embryo rule, a key limit on stem cell research|Antonio Regalado|March 16, 2021|MIT Technology Review
The flock mimicry may not be about wooing a female, but deceiving her into believing a predator is nearby, Dalziell says.A single male lyrebird can mimic the sound of an entire flock|Jake Buehler|February 25, 2021|Science News
Mimicry is an ingenious survival technique, albeit one that is of little use against bulldozers and chainsaws.
But this was an element of Jeff that I understood; his mimicry and his retention for music and melody.‘Greetings From Tim Buckley’: Penn Badgley on Playing Late Musician Jeff Buckley|Richard Porton|April 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We were speaking of the faculty of mimicry, and he told me such a funny little anecdote about Chopin.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Caroline, during this time, is busy with an alarming piece of mimicry: she looks as if she were going to faint.The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete|Honore de Balzac
One thing in connection with Chopin's mimicry has to be particularly noted—it is very characteristic of the man.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
Her powers of mimicry, too, particularly of the different dialects of France, have seldom been surpassed.Queens of the French Stage|H. Noel Williams
The strangers assembled to see our childish mimicry of passion were witnesses to a highly-wrought dramatic scene in real life.The Blue Jar Story Book|Maria Edgeworth