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: reproducing itself autonomously
DNA is a self-replicating molecule• self-replication \\¦ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ \ noun
* * *—self-replication, n./self"rep"li kay'ting, self'-/, adj.1. reproducing itself by its own power or inherent nature: self-replicating organisms.2. Genetics. making an exact copy or copies of itself, as a strand of DNA.[1955-60]
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self-replicating — self replication, n. /self rep li kay ting, self /, adj. 1. reproducing itself by its own power or inherent nature: self replicating organisms. 2. Genetics. making an exact copy or copies of itself, as a strand of DNA. [1955 60] * * * … Universalium
self-replicating — self rep·li·cat·ing rep lə .kāt iŋ adj reproducing itself autonomously <DNA is a self replicating molecule> self rep·li·ca·tion .rep lə kā shən n … Medical dictionary
self-replicating — [self′rep′li kāt΄iŋ] adj. having the ability to replicate, or produce copies of, itself self replication n … English World dictionary
self-replicating — self replicating. См. самореплицирующийся. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) … Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.
self-replicating — adjective Date: 1946 reproducing itself autonomously < DNA is a self replicating molecule > • self replication noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
self-replicating — self′ rep′licating adj. 1) cvb reproducing itself by its own power or inherent nature 2) gen making an exact copy or copies of itself, as a strand of DNA • Etymology: 1955–60 self′ replica′tion, n … From formal English to slang
self-replicating — Literally, replication of a system by itself without outside intervention. In practice often taken to refer to systems that replicate without the contribution of any information from outside the system … Dictionary of molecular biology
self-replicating — adjective able to generate a copy of itself … Wiktionary
Self-replicating machine — A self replicating machine is an artificial construct that is theoretically capable of autonomously manufacturing a copy of itself using raw materials taken from its environment. The concept of self replicating machines has been advanced and… … Wikipedia
Self-replicating spacecraft — The idea of self replicating spacecraft has been applied in theory to several distinct tasks . The particular variant of this idea applied to the idea of space exploration is known as a von Neumann probe. Other variants include the Berserker and… … Wikipedia