What does Replica mean?

Definitions for Replicaˈrɛp lɪ kə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. replica, replication, reproduction(noun)

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


  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


  3. Origin: [It. See Reply, v. & n.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Replica

    rep′li-ka, n. (paint.) a copy of a picture done by the same hand that did the original: (mus.) the same as repeat. [It.,—L. replicāre, to repeat.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Replica

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Replica in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Replica in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. J. G. Ballard:

    I thought it was a wonderfully conceptual act actually, to fire a replica pistol at a figurehead -- the guy could have been working for Andy Warhol!

  2. Mark Kirk:

    They had enough money to build a replica of a U.S. aircraft carrier and blow it to hell, even the president says the sanctions were the only reason they came to the table.

  3. Boston Police:

    Replica guns have become a big issue for us, we all too often encounter young people who are carrying these fake guns and even though they are fake, the public and police don't know they are.

  4. James Gallo:

    This is a great auction, there's almost 400 figures from the vintage line from 1977 to 1985 which is a huge amount of both quantity and variety, there's also approximately 100 master replica items, helmets, blasters that were made off the original prop mold. So it's a large amount of 'Star Wars' items in one sale.

  5. Modern Round CFO Ron Miller:

    We are a one-of-kind virtual shooting entertainment concept. We combine high-tech gaming with uniquely designed laser technology-based replica firearms, along with top-of-the-line food, beverages and service. The concept is based on the ‘ savor, sip and shoot ’ experience of our guests, philosophically, people are looking for something to do — especially once they leave college.

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