- a folding back; fold
- a reply, or answer; esp., a reply to an answer
- repetition of a sound; echo
- the act of repeating, duplicating, copying, reproducing, etc.
- a copy; reproduction
- Law reply (noun)
- Statistics the exact duplication of an experiment for verification, criticism, or extension of previous results
Origin of replicationMiddle English replicacioun from Middle French replication from Classical Latin replicatio from past participle of replicare: see reply