Replicate means folded back on itself.(adjective)
An example of something replicate is a leaf folded in half.
The definition of a replicate is a repeat of something.(noun)
An example of a replicate is an experiment in cell generation which is repeated.
Replicate is defined as to make a copy of, or to fold or bend back.(verb)
An example of replicate is to copy a drawing from a book.
See replicate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L replicatus, pp. of replicare: see reply
See replicate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb rep·li·cat·ed, rep·li·cat·ing, rep·li·cates verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English replicaten
Origin: , from Late Latin replicāre, replicāt-, to repeat
Origin: , from Latin, to fold back
Origin: : re-, re-
Origin: + plicāre, to fold; see plek- in Indo-European roots.
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