Andy-SPb

July 10, 2016

REPLICANT

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REPLICANT

REPLICANT

[noun]

1. (in science fiction) a genetically engineered or artificial being created as an exact replica of a particular human being.

2. one who replies.

Etymology: science fiction usage derived from Ridley Scott’s 1982 film Blade Runner, an adaption of Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Ultimately derived from Latin replicare, “to copy”.

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