Definición de clone en inglés:


Silabificación: clone
Pronunciación: /klōn


  • 1An organism or cell, or group of organisms or cells, produced asexually from one ancestor or stock, to which they are genetically identical.
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    • Only full-length genomic and cDNA clones, including genes with in-frame stop codons, were analyzed.
    • Moreover, three longer genomic DNA clones were identified during screening of a fosmid C2 - Idf library.
    • Molecular markers derived from cDNA and genomic DNA clones were from the tomato high-density linkage map.
  • 1.1A person or thing regarded as identical to another: successful women don’t want to be male clones
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    • But then, when this particular bunch of Delhi youngsters decided to take it on, they perhaps knew only too well that copying the clones doesn't come easy.
    • If you are a human being who lives on Earth, you have probably been exposed to other humans beings who are not your exact clones.
    • All day long, she had been dealing with the clones, the carbon copy popular masses.
  • 1.2A computer designed to simulate exactly the operation of another, typically more expensive, model: an IBM PC clone
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    • Taiwanese computer maker Elitegroup is to grow its family of Palm clones with three more models.
    • Everyone knows that the majority of Activision's extreme sports titles are basically Tony Hawk's Pro Skater clones designed to look like other sports.
    • Even Samba is just a Unix clone of a Windows client.


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  • 1Propagate (an organism or cell) as a clone: of the hundreds of new plants cloned, the best ones are selected
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    • The big news in science this week has been the Monash University research into cloning stem cells for use in repairing damaged nerves.
    • Who could argue that the money and brain power devoted to cloning stem cells could not be better used on something else?
    • Suppose in the future effective treatments for heart disease are developed using cloned stem cells.
  • 1.1Make an identical copy of.
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    • Machines can be cloned simply by copying these resource files.
    • He now had cloned organs, perfect copies of the originals, but still carried the scars from his loss.
    • Well, Antinori is widely-tipped to become the first person in history to clone a human being.
  • 1.2 Biochemistry Replicate (a fragment of DNA placed in an organism) so that there is enough to analyze or use in protein production.
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    • The fragments were cloned and DNA sequencing demonstrated that they actually corresponded to cDNA with proper intron splicing.
    • The amplified fragments were cloned and sequenced.
    • This fragment was cloned and sequenced to verify its integrity.
  • 1.3Illegally copy the security codes from (a cellular phone) to one or more others as a way of obtaining free calls.
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    • Hackers can clone mobile phone SIM cards in minutes, and make calls at their victims' expense.
    • Imei can be used to clone illegal copies of a compromised phone and force the victim to pay phone changes he or she didn't incur.
    • Also seized from the residence were over 150 cellular phones and several computer systems with extensive documentation on cloning cellular phones and computer hardware.



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  • Selective clonal and rigorous vineyard selection along with modern winemaking techniques have given the region a new lease of life.
  • We instead focused on the frequency of clonal reproduction in F. grandifolia in cove forests and beech gap forests.
  • In general, it seems unlikely that negative clonal selection against mutator clones is a significant effect.


early 20th century: from Greek klōn 'twig'.

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