Definition of "duplication" []

  • The act or procedure of duplicating. (noun)
  • The condition of being duplicated. (noun)
  • A duplicate; a replica. (noun)
  • Genetics The occurrence of a repeated section of genetic material in a chromosome. (noun)
  • Genetics The formation of such a duplication. (noun)
  • The act of duplicating or the state of being duplicated (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A copy; duplicate (noun)
  • A mutation in which there are two or more copies of a gene or of a segment of a chromosome (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "duplication" in a sentence
  • "General Frank P. Blair had been elected as well as Garfield, and it was in Blair's case that the issue was made by those who objected to the legality of what they called a duplication of offices."
  • "Unauthorized duplication is a defilement of applicable laws.www. '/' 6''07396-6089-2'8''multimedia'disc '."
  • "Or to put it in straight terms, I am holding a CD in my had that states on it “Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws”."