Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who makes a reply.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who replies.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective replicative
  • noun science fiction An android that is an exact copy of a specific human, or is indistinguishable from a human
  • noun archaic One who replies.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • (Conceptually, gene duplication is simply the duplication of a strand of information, so there is no logical requirement that this strand actually be a gene; it could be anything that conceivably encodes for a replicant, which is then subject to mutation and selection.)

    Casey Luskin on Kitzmiller & Information

  • "I still don't buy that Ford's Deckard is a replicant, which is more a case of director Ridley Scott trying to get the unicorn back in the barn once the door had shut than anything concrete in the film, but you can speculate more easily on the notion now."

    GreenCine Daily

  • "I still don't buy that Ford's Deckard is a replicant, which is more a case of director Ridley Scott trying to get the unicorn back in the barn once the door had shut than anything concrete in the film, but you can speculate more easily on the notion now."

    GreenCine Daily

  • In retrospect, maybe it was a mistake to give a phone a name reminiscent of the line of "replicant" androids hunted down in the movie Blade Runner.

    Faster Forward: Google nixes Nexus One

  • In retrospect, maybe it was a mistake to give a phone a name reminiscent of the line of "replicant" androids hunted down in the movie Blade Runner.

    Google nixes Nexus One

  • Apparently, he's had a party switch since wrapping up the Republican nomination on Thursday with "replicant" Mitt Romney dropping out of the presidential race.

    Fox News Labels McCain a Democrat

  • Topics discussed include “Californian hydropolitics, the line between architecture and photography, 'replicant' landscapes, the dusty fate of human remains, Iceland, The Drowned World by J.G. Ballard, Mars rovers, 9/11, and the aesthetic power of sterility.”

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Topics discussed include “Californian hydropolitics, the line between architecture and photography, 'replicant' landscapes, the dusty fate of human remains, Iceland, The Drowned World by J.G. Ballard, Mars rovers, 9/11, and the aesthetic power of sterility.”

    So many interviews, so little time

  • * I also remember this wonderful comic from Starlog magazine that showed Deckard having just blown away C-3PO, as a distraught Luke Skywalker looked on and said, "Han, what do you mean, 'replicant'?"

    Blade Runner: The Final Cut.

  • * I also remember this wonderful comic from Starlog magazine that showed Deckard having just blown away C-3PO, as a distraught Luke Skywalker looked on and said, "Han, what do you mean, 'replicant'?"

    Archive 2007-11-01

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  • A replicant is a bioengineered or biorobotic being created in the film Blade Runner (1982).

    _Wikipedia

    February 6, 2008