Origin of replication
Examples from the Web for replication
If you burn the invitation, do you prevent transmission or replication?
In the 1970s, we looked at another special health care institution that seemed ripe for replication: Kaiser Permanente.Can the Cleveland Clinic Save American Health Care?|Megan McArdle|February 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Living systems are defined by biological processes like replication and self-organization.
This defines a functional perspective first of all, and allows us to deal with replication of these patterns.
The Error message announcing corruption of data corresponds to a replication process that went astray.
To the Temple about my replication, and so to my brother Tom's, and there hear that my father will be in town this week.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
Commissioner Ould, in his letter of August 1, 1863, effectually silenced this replication.The Life of Jefferson Davis|Frank H. Alfriend
Thus, I was a second time out of court; a second time nonsuited for want of a replication, when there was no time to file one.Thirty Years' View (Vol. I of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
Word Origin for replication
late 14c., "action of folding back," also "legal reply (third step in the pleadings in a common-law action), rejoinder," from Anglo-French replicacioun, Old French replicacion "reply, answer," from Latin replicationem (nominative replicatio) "a reply, repetition, a folding back," from past participle stem of replicare "to repeat, reply," literally "to fold back" (see reply (v.)). Meaning "a copy, reproduction" first recorded 1690s. Sense in genetics is from 1948.