plural noun: clones
an organism or cell, or group of organisms or cells, produced asexually from one ancestor or stock, to which they are genetically identical.
- a person or thing regarded as identical to another.
- a computer designed to simulate exactly the operation of another, typically more expensive, model.
3rd person present: clones
past tense: cloned
past participle: cloned
gerund or present participle: cloning
propagate (an organism or cell) as a clone.
- make an identical copy of.
replicate (a fragment of DNA placed in an organism) so that there is enough to analyze or use in protein production.
- illegally copy the security codes from (a mobile phone) to one or more others as a way of obtaining free calls.