Definitions for Replicaˈrɛp lɪ kə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rep•li•caˈrɛp lɪ kə(n.)(pl.)-cas.

  1. a copy or reproduction of a work of art produced or supervised by the maker of the original.

  2. any close copy or reproduction.

Origin of replica:

1815–25; < It: reply, repetition, der. of replicare to repeat < LL replicāre to reply

Princeton's WordNet

  1. replica, replication, reproduction(noun)

    copy that is not the original; something that has been copied

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. replica(noun)ˈrɛp lɪ kə

    an exact copy

    a replica gun

Wiktionary

  1. replica(Noun)

    An exact copy.

    The statue on the museum floor is an authentic replica.

  2. replica(Noun)

    A copy made at a smaller scale of the original.

    He collected replicas of old cars.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Replica

    a copy of a work of art, as of a picture or statue, made by the maker of the original

  2. Replica

    repetition

Freebase

  1. Replica

    A replica is an exact reproduction executed by the original artist or a copy or reproduction, especially one on a scale smaller than the original. A replica is a copying closely resembling the original concerning its shape and appearance. An inverted replica complements the original by filling its gaps. It can be a copy used for historical purposes, such as being placed in a museum. Sometimes the original never existed. Replicas and reproductions can be related to any form of licensing an image for others to use, whether it is through photos, postcards, prints, miniature or full size copies they represent a resemblance of the original object. "Not all incorrectly attributed items are intentional forgeries. In the same way that a museum shop might sell a print of a painting or a replica of a vase, copies of statues, paintings, and other precious artifacts have been popular through the ages. However, replicas have often been used illegally for forgery and counterfeits, especially of money and coins, but also commercial merchandise such as designer label clothing, luxury bags and accessories, and luxury watches. In arts or historic cars, the term "replica" is used for discussing the non-original recreation, sometimes hiding its real identity.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Replica

    is properly the copy of an original picture done by the hand of the same master.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

replica(noun)

an exact copy, especially of a work of art.

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