Duplicate vs Singlicate what difference

what is difference between Duplicate and Singlicate

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin duplicātus, perfect passive participle of duplicō.

Pronunciation

Noun, adjective

  • IPA(key): /ˈdjuː.plɪ.kət/

Verb

  • IPA(key): /ˈdjuː.plɪ.ˌkeɪt/

Adjective

duplicate (not comparable)

  1. Being the same as another; identical, often having been copied from an original.
    This is a duplicate entry.
  2. (games) In which the hands of cards, tiles, etc. are preserved between rounds to be played again by other players.
    duplicate whist
    duplicate Scrabble

Translations

Verb

duplicate (third-person singular simple present duplicates, present participle duplicating, simple past and past participle duplicated)

  1. (transitive) To make a copy of.
  2. (transitive) To do repeatedly; to do again.
  3. (transitive) To produce something equal to.

Synonyms

  • (to make a copy of): double; see also Thesaurus:duplicate

Translations

See also

  • repeat

Noun

duplicate (countable and uncountable, plural duplicates)

  1. One that resembles or corresponds to another; an identical copy.
    This is a duplicate, but a very good replica.
    • July 20, 1678, William Temple, letter to the Lord Treasurer
      I send a duplicate both of it and my last dispatch.
  2. (law) An original instrument repeated; a document which is the same as another in all essential particulars, and differing from a mere copy in having all the validity of an original.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Burrill to this entry?)
  3. A pawnbroker’s ticket, which must be shown when redeeming a pledged item.
    • 1819, James Hardy Vaux, Memoirs of James Hardy Vaux, Vol. II, Chapter VI, p. 207:
      “Sir, I hope you will excuse what I am going to say; but having observed that you frequently pledge similar goods to these at our shop, which are afterwards taken out by other persons, I take for granted you are in the habit of selling the duplicates; []
  4. (uncountable) The game of duplicate bridge.
    • 1999, Matthew Granovetter, Murder at the Bridge Table (page 6)
      The momentary madness which infects bridge players occurs frequently at rubber bridge and duplicate; and though it rarely results in murder, it often terminates marriages and close friendships []
  5. (uncountable) The game of duplicate Scrabble.
  6. (botany, zoology) A biological specimen that was gathered alongside another specimen and represents the same species.

Synonyms

  • reproduction

Translations


Italian

Verb

duplicate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of duplicare
  2. second-person plural imperative of duplicare

Participle

duplicate

  1. feminine plural of the past participle of duplicare

Latin

Verb

duplicāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of duplicō


English

Noun

singlicate (plural singlicates)

  1. Of an assay, performed singularly, as opposed to replicate assays (e.g. assays performed in duplicate or triplicate).

Anagrams

  • angelistic, signaletic

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