- 1The action or process of duplicating something: an attempt to avoid unnecessary duplication of effortMore example sentences
- That would simply lead to a proliferation of bodies, unnecessary duplication of costs and effort, and coordination problems.
- Now, the idea there, as I understand it, is to avoid unnecessary duplication between submissions.
- All parties were permitted to be represented at the various phases in a manner designed to avoid unnecessary duplication.
- 1.1 [count noun] Genetics A DNA segment in a chromosome which is a copy of another segment.More example sentences
- The screen that generated these new sc alleles also produced autosomal duplications.
- This homolog maps on chromosome 10L and is part of the most recent set of segmental duplications in the maize genome.
- Why are there so many segmental duplications in the human genome?
late Middle English (used in the mathematical sense 'multiplication by two'): from Old French, or from Latin duplicatio(n-), from duplicare 'to double' (see duplicate).