Replication vs Recurrence - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between replication and recurrence

is that replication is replication, duplication while recurrence is recurrence (return or reversion to a certain state).

replication

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Process by which an object, person, place or idea may be copied mimicked or reproduced.
  • * 2014 , Wikipedia,
  • DNA replication is the process of producing two identical replicas from one original DNA molecule.
  • Copy; reproduction.
  • That painting is an almost exact replication of a famous Rembrandt painting.
  • (legal) A response from the plaintiff to the defendant's plea.
  • (biology) The process of producing replicas of DNA or RNA molecules.
  • Synonyms

    * repetition * duplication * imitation * copying * reproduction * copy * repeat * carbon copy * duplicate * replica

    recurrence

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Return or reversion to a certain state.
  • The instance of recurring; frequent occurrence.
  • I shall insensibly go on from a rare to a frequent recurrence to the dangerous preparations. — I. Taylor.
  • A return of symptoms as part of the natural progress of a disease.
  • Recourse.
  • Synonyms

    * reoccurrence

    Hyponyms

    * recrudescence * reemergence * resurgence

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