[ ree-pruh-doo-suh-buhl, -dyoo- ]
/ ˌri prəˈdu sə bəl, -ˈdyu- /
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able to be copied, duplicated, represented, or closely imitated: A complimentary reproducible workbook is included for your client to use as she goes through the counseling sessions.
Biology. (of an organism or organic part) able to reproduce itself or be reproduced by some process of generation or propagation, sexual or asexual: In natural selection, environmental conditions determine the reproductive success of a reproducible unit such as an organism or cell.
(of an organism) able to have its reproduction caused or fostered by human beings: Numerous challenges are encountered in our botanical research, including the identification and procurement of reproducible plant material.
able to be produced, formed, made, or brought about again or anew in any manner: While most of us have seen this password issue, it is infrequent and not reproducible on command, making it hard to diagnose and fix.
able to be recalled to the mind or represented in thought, as through the memory or imagination: Far from being essential to perception, the formation of a reproducible mental image represents a later stage of evolution altogether.
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Origin of reproducible
OTHER WORDS FROM reproduciblere·pro·duc·i·bil·i·ty [ree-pruh-doo-suh-bil-i-tee, -dyoo-], /ri prəˌdu səˈbɪl ɪ ti, -ˌdyu-/, nounnon·re·pro·duc·i·ble, adjectiveun·re·pro·duc·i·ble, adjective
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How to use reproducible in a sentence
These individuals will be more likely to survive and reproduce.Scientists Say: Evolution|Bethany Brookshire|November 16, 2020|Science News For Students
A Silicon Valley-based startup is taking on the $500 billion global spirits industry with proprietary technology it claims can reproduce the taste of a barrel-aged whiskey, rum or brandy in three to five days.A Nespresso Machine for Whiskey|Daniel Malloy|October 9, 2020|Ozy
Images from the last 75 years are reproduced using the latest technology to bring the story lines, the characters, and their creators to vibrant life as they’ve never been seen before.Beautiful coffee table books for nerds|PopSci Commerce Team|September 30, 2020|Popular-Science
Compared with Lumbricus worms, jumping worms grow faster and reproduce faster — and without a mate, so one worm can create a whole invasion.Invasive jumping worms damage U.S. soil and threaten forests|Megan Sever|September 29, 2020|Science News
Style transfer is typically used to reproduce one image in the style of another, such as making a selfie look like as if it were painted by Van Gogh.AI planners in Minecraft could help machines design better cities|Will Heaven|September 22, 2020|MIT Technology Review