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- adj. That cannot be reproduced or duplicated
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not reproducible; incapable of being reproduced.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. impossible to reproduce or duplicate
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If we were to think of Jobs not as a unique and irreproducible person, but as a mindset, skill set and capacity that could be deconstructed and then modeled, not only could Apple continue its amazing growth, but other companies might follow suit.
It is also, however, an effective tool for reminding the crowd that they are watching something live and irreproducible.
Heads would swivel in physiologically irreproducible ways.
Here, we report that the previous results of large-scale greening of the Amazon, obtained from an earlier version of satellite-derived vegetation greenness data - Collection 4 (C4) Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI), are irreproducible, with both this earlier version as well as the improved, current version (C5), owing to inclusion of atmosphere-corrupted data in those results.
Rocchi gives a great explanation to the feel of both parts: "The first half of Che feels like nothing less than Lawrence of Arabia, as a charismatic outsider helps fight, and win, a seemingly impossible series of battles; the second part is a little more sad and thoughtful, as we witness Che's tragic flaw where, after creating a revolution in Cuba, he simply could not stop, and tried to re-create something irreproducible."
Hypothesis: A "code," "plan," "program," a "design" is required to construct such a system; transforming a collection of irreproducible parts into a reproducible system.
A life form is a reproducible system of irreproducible parts.
The safe could only be opened by the pore-pattern of Reich's left index finger which was irreproducible.
The kind of thing (s) that happened between the two of us in bed (and, yes, elsewhere) were an evolving masterpiece of personal, irreproducible erotic art.
The pro-smoking results were junk science because the results were irreproducible.
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