An exact copy or model of something, especially one on a smaller scale
I cannot confirm whether it is a replica or a real firearm at this stage
A plate of culture medium which has been inoculated with bacteria or fungi transferred from a master plate by means of a disc of velvet or similar material which covers the surface of the plate, thus preserving the original distribution of colonies.
As a direction in a musical score: (to be played) without repeated passages. Occasionally as noun: a performance in which repeats are omitted.
= replica technique.
The technique of using replica plates, typically with selective culture media (containing different antibiotics, lacking various nutrients, etc.) that allow specific microbial mutations to be identified.
A method which involves the production of a replica for examination or comparison; specifically a method of using thin plastic film to produce a cast of an etched surface for subsequent examination with an electron microscope.