Meaning of triplicate in English:

triplicate

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adjective

attributive
  • Existing in three copies or examples.

    ‘triplicate measurements’
    • ‘Their ß-galactosidase activities were measured as described before and are shown as means of triplicate values with standard deviations.’
    • ‘The triplicate theme extends from colour-coded cups to piggy banks and tricycles, though the girls are rarely dressed in identical outfits and their individual tastes are always encouraged.’
    • ‘The standard curve was prepared by triplicate evaluations of the protein concentrations.’
    • ‘The mixtures were incubated for another 2 hours, followed by adding different concentrations of hot water extracts to the triplicate culture wells.’
    • ‘When he started in the late 1970s, he recorded deliveries on paper with triplicate carbons.’
    • ‘Data are the average of triplicate assays for separate plants.’
    • ‘Each ratio is determined by triplicate measurements.’
    • ‘Our platform described herein, for example, can perform triplicate measurements on up to 200 samples in a single run.’
    • ‘Data points are averages of triplicate measurements.’
    • ‘The means and standard deviations of triplicate samples are shown.’
    • ‘Each group was tested on three mice with triplicate counts of each dilution.’
    • ‘The diamonds represent the mean of triplicate PE assays performed on the same template mixture and the bars represent the SEM.’
    • ‘Values for each point are the averages of at least triplicate wells.’
    • ‘Three separate time course experiments with triplicate gels were performed.’
    • ‘Average values were calculated from triplicate experiments.’
    • ‘There are four data sets per amprenavir concentration, which were fitted simultaneously, shown by symbols with standard deviations from triplicate runs, from top to bottom over 6 h.’
    • ‘For each strain, triplicate counts were obtained from the same culture and averaged.’
    • ‘For each test animal, triplicate measurements of ear thickness were averaged and this average ear thickness of the vehicle-challenged ear was subtracted from the average thickness of the treated ear (edema ear difference).’
    • ‘Values are means of triplicate measures and error bars represent the standard deviations.’
    • ‘The data represent mean values of triplicate measurements and are color coded, with red representing relative increased activity and green representing relative decreased activity compared to the parental control strain.’

Pronunciation

triplicate

/ˈtrɪplɪkət/

noun

archaic
  • A thing which is part of a set of three copies or corresponding parts.

    ‘the triplicate of the form shall be retained by the traveller’
    • ‘So in 1998 he filled out the requisite triplicates, signed on the mandatory dotted lines and did whatever else he thought necessary to bring in a foreign domestic to tend to her.’

Pronunciation

triplicate

/ˈtrɪplɪkət/

verb

[with object]
  • Make three copies of; multiply by three.

    ‘titles which have been sparingly ordered can be later duplicated or triplicated’
    • ‘In the class III clones, a locus on the left arm had been triplicated and a substantial part of the right arm up to the terminal locus was missing.’
    • ‘As you may have gathered, there were no sets or glamorous costumes; what scenery there was, was brought on and off by members of the very talented and hardworking cast of 35, who also duplicated and triplicated the characters.’
    • ‘Third, many agronomically important genes or their alleles are chromosome specific and are not triplicated.’
    • ‘The remaining 54% were triplicated loci found on all three chromosomes.’
    • ‘In the vWF gene, the B and C domains triplicated and duplicated, respectively, while the MUC6 gene lost several exons coding for the D4, B, and C domains.’
    • ‘These plants have similar growth characteristics to wild-type plants, but ultrastructural analysis revealed extended, duplicated, or triplicated, undividing chloroplasts.’
    • ‘Aircraft systems are highly complex, triplicated (at least) and have to be checked by specialist engineers at frequent intervals.’
    • ‘Open columns indicate possible triplicated or duplicated regions (Arabidopsis).’
    • ‘As long as a company allows employees to duplicate and triplicate company files on devices that leave the office, it cannot ensure that its information won't ever get out.’
    • ‘Do we really want all our favorite things thousands of miles away or do we duplicate or triplicate everything?’
    • ‘In fact, duplications are so prevalent that they have had time to become duplicated themselves, giving rise to triplicated loci!’
    • ‘In hexaploid wheat, chromosome and arm homoeologies within sets of triplicated chromosomes are highly conserved with the exception of a translocation involving chromosomes 4A, 5A, and 7B, which is fixed in polyploid wheat.’
    • ‘Together with other Brassica species, it likely descends from a hexaploid ancestor followed by extensive rearrangements, making its genome essentially a triplicated A. thaliana genome.’
    • ‘Values represent means obtained from triplicated experimental runs, with all SE values < 3% of total.’
    • ‘The variation inherent in this pooled wild-type sample was itself accounted for by triplicated arrays comparing the pooled sample to individual wild-type plants.’
    • ‘However, coexistence of triplicated alpha-gene with beta-thalassaemia trait increases the severity of this conditions.’

Pronunciation

triplicate

/ˈtrɪplɪkeɪt/

Phrases

    in triplicate
    • 1Three times in exactly the same way.

      ‘the procedure was repeated in triplicate’
      • ‘Assays were repeated in triplicate for each condition, and tubing morphogenesis was evaluated.’
      • ‘The experiments of PAS were repeated in triplicate, and an average value was obtained with estimated error bars.’
      • ‘All experiments were performed in triplicate and repeated twice.’
      • ‘Each real-time measurement was repeated three times in triplicate to determine transcript abundance.’
      • ‘Each transfection was performed in triplicate and experiments were repeated twice.’
      • ‘All assays were performed at least in triplicate and experiments were repeated four times.’
      • ‘All experiments were conducted in triplicate and repeated at least twice.’
      • ‘For every experiment each condition was measured in triplicate, and each experiment was repeated three times.’
      • ‘Each treatment combination was replicated in triplicate and the experiment was repeated three times.’
      • ‘Since screens were done in triplicate followed by a confirmation procedure, we expect our data set to be largely devoid of false positives.’
      1. 1.1Existing as a set of three exact copies.
        ‘this form is in triplicate and must be handed to all employees’
        • ‘On Friday, my friend Nigel and I set off armed with copies in triplicate of the witness statements I'd collected to deliver to said parties as per court order.’
        • ‘Unless, of course, they break up, in which case you'll require an immediate fax and hard copies in triplicate.’
        • ‘I didn't imagine that his ‘special’ work required quite so much mind-numbing red tape and endless copies in triplicate.’
        • ‘People are finding it quite difficult right now - all the forms and quotes must be filled out in triplicate,’ he said.’
        • ‘People are finding it quite difficult right now - all forms and quotas must be filled out in triplicate.’
        • ‘He licks his fingers, then his lips, then the ballpoint and begins very slowly copying out the letters and numbers in triplicate on three ancient, moth-winged ledgers.’
        • ‘Waiting in line there I witnessed 2 computerless ticket sales each involving the laborious filling out of 3 separate forms in triplicate with numerous stamps applied to each form and its copies.’
        • ‘This form, typed in triplicate and smothered in stamps and signatures must be obtained from the Interior Ministry.’
        • ‘This time we have got everything in writing - in triplicate.’
        • ‘Submissions should be typewritten and in triplicate,’ says Cath.’

Origin

Late Middle English from Latin triplicat- ‘made three’, from the verb triplicare, from triplex, triplic- ‘threefold’ (see triplex). The verb dates from the early 17th century.