Replicant vs. Replicate

Replicant vs. Replicate — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Replicant and Replicate

Replicantadjective

replicative

Replicateverb

To duplicate, copy, reproduce, or repeat

"recreating his pose for a photo that replicated his glorious moment" (Stuart Miller).

Replicantnoun

(science fiction) A robot or artificial being that is an exact copy of a genuine lifeform, especially a human.

Replicateverb

(Biology) To reproduce or make an exact copy or copies of (genetic material, a cell, or an organism).

Replicantnoun

(archaic) One who replies.

Replicateverb

To repeat (a scientific experiment) to confirm findings or ensure accuracy.

Replicateverb

To become replicated; undergo replication

cells that replicate rapidly in culture.

Replicatenoun

A repetition of an experiment or procedure.

Replicateadjective

Duplicated, copied, reproduced, or repeated

a replicate sample.

Replicateadjective

Folded over or bent back upon itself

a replicate leaf.

Replicateverb

To make a copy (replica) of.

On entering a host cell, a virus will start to replicate.

Replicateverb

(science) To repeat (an experiment or trial) with a consistent result.

Replicateverb

(obsolete) To reply.

Replicatenoun

The outcome of a replication procedure; an exact copy or replica.

Replicatenoun

(music) A tone that is one or more octaves away from a given tone.

Replicateadjective

Folded over or backward; folded back upon itself.

a replicate leaf or petalthe replicate margin of a shell

Replicateverb

bend or turn backward

Replicateverb

biology: reproduce or make an exact copy of;

replicate the cellcopy the genetic information

Replicateverb

make or do or perform again;

He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick