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Synonyms for clone

a person who is almost identical to another

a group of genetically identical cells or organisms derived from a single cell or individual by some kind of asexual reproduction

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an unauthorized copy or imitation

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make multiple identical copies of

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Latest research from vehicle provenance expert HPI says buyers can apply simple measures to ensure they don't fall victim to the cloners.
If the cloners are caught on camera police inquiries lead to the owner of the legitimate number plates.
Cloners prefer roaming phones for this reason and they target airport parking lots, airport access roads and rural interstates.
In addition, Section 5 of the four-page-long initiative "prohibits state and local governments from withholding state funds from cloners if their institutions are eligible to receive public funds for purposes other than stem-cell-related activities," said James Cole, Missouri Right to Life general counsel.
Holden, "Harvard Cloners Get OK to Proceed with Caution," Science 312 (2006): 1584.
CREDIT card cloners stole pounds 25,000 from telly star Paul O'Grady.
Cloning, says Henig, is today's cowboy science, with would-be cloners acting as 'daredevils and rogues, making claims on TV and congressional hearings that are rarely backed up with genetic proof or an actual baby.
The people most bullish on cloning are the cloners themselves, a correlation that's neither surprising nor insidious.
Countries would not be obliged to sign up to the ban, but nor would they be agreed on the need to stop baby cloners.
The 2004 Time 100 list consists of 84 men and 22 women and includes teams or organisations such as hip hop duo Outkast, the Al Jazeera satellite channel, Google, a couple of Korean cloners and the Clintons.
Cash card cloners are operating in the Vale of Glamorgan, police revealed today.
Molecular biologists are the stars of this show, and they are backed by a cast of thousands: venture capitalists, biotech entrepreneurs, adoring science journalists and moonstruck bioethics advisers--not to mention an enthusiastic chorus line of transhumanists, Extropians, cryonicists, Raelians and freelance cloners.
Would-be rat cloners had become frustrated because unfertilized rat eggs typically begin dividing within an hour of their removal from a female's oviduct.
TICKET TO HIDE: Car cloners who steal your car's identity for their stolen vehicles could; land you with unexpected parking fines
Attempts by gene cloners, armed with advanced statistical devices, to redefine common polygenic diseases in terms of genetic tendency (21) and attempts by behavioral scholars of various backgrounds to apply monogenic "software" to the reality of polygenic human traits (22) all appear to discount the warnings coming from cell and molecular embryological studies (23,24) that genetic approaches alone are not sufficient to yield a satisfactory picture of complex phenotypes.