Du`pli*ca"tion (?), n. [L. duplicatio: cf. F. duplication.]


The act of duplicating, or the state of being duplicated; a doubling; a folding over; a fold.

2. Biol.

The act or process of dividing by natural growth or spontaneous action; as, the duplication of cartilage cells.


Duplication of the cube Math., the operation of finding a cube having a volume which is double that of a given cube.


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