What is replication?

  • (noun): The repetition of an experiment in order to test the validity of its conclusion.
    Example: "Scientists will not believe an experimental result until they have seen at least one replication"
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "replication":

  • (noun): (genetics) the process whereby DNA makes a copy of itself before cell division.
  • (noun): Copy that is not the original; something that has been copied.
    Synonyms: replica, reproduction
  • (noun): (law) a pleading made by a plaintiff in reply to the defendant's plea or answer.