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replicable

[rep-li-kuh-buh l] /ˈrɛp lɪ kə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of replication:
The scientific experiment must be replicable in all details to be considered valid.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; replic(ate) + -able
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Examples from the web for replicable
  • Results not only can be replicable, but must be if communication is to be possible.
  • But far be it for me to ridicule science when it is based on observable facts and replicable evidence.
  • Intellectual property is the embodiment or automation of effort, replicable easily for all.
  • It's designed as a single, flexible surface, where each of the units is replicable across the entire structure.
  • Something that is endlessly replicable at no cost should not be considered to be anyone's property.
  • Also, tuna's physical attributes are readily replicable by engineers.
  • But that kind of knowledge is frustrating, non-replicable and non-scalable.
  • It is our tradition that research findings must be made public and replicable.
  • The research is replicable, public, generalizable and leads to specific testable predictions.
  • True or false with respect to data means objectively replicable.
Contemporary definitions for replicable
adjective

pertaining to something that may be repeated in an experiment, able to be copied or reproduced

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Word Origin and History for replicable
adj.

1520s, "that may be replied to," from Latin stem of reply + -able. Meaning "that may be duplicated" is from 1953, from replicate (v.). Related: Replicability.

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