Definition of "replicant" [rep•li•cant]

  • Replicative (adjective)
  • An android that is an exact copy of a specific human, or is indistinguishable from a human (noun)
  • One who replies. (noun)

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Use "replicant" in a sentence
  • "(Conceptually, gene duplication is simply the duplication of a strand of information, so there is no logical requirement that this strand actually be a gene; it could be anything that conceivably encodes for a replicant, which is then subject to mutation and selection.)"
  • ""I still don't buy that Ford's Deckard is a replicant, which is more a case of director Ridley Scott trying to get the unicorn back in the barn once the door had shut than anything concrete in the film, but you can speculate more easily on the notion now.""
  • "In retrospect, maybe it was a mistake to give a phone a name reminiscent of the line of "replicant" androids hunted down in the movie Blade Runner."