clone - definition and synonyms

 
noun [countable] 

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/kləʊn/
singularclone
pluralclones
  1. 1
    biology an exact copy of an animal or plant created in a laboratory from the animal’s or plant’s DNA

    The new law would make it illegal to produce a human clone.

  2. 2
    informal someone or something that looks or behaves exactly like someone or something else
  3. 3
    computing a computer or program designed to work in the same way as another computer or program