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Clone or Clones or The Clone may refer to:


  • Clone (cell biology), a group of identical cells that share a common ancestry
  • Cloning, any organism whose genetic information is identical to that of a parent organism from which it was created

Computing and technology[edit]

  • Clone (computing), computer hardware or software designed to function in the same way as an original
  • clone (Linux system call), in C, whereby a process creates a copy of itself
  • clone (Java method), a method in the Java programming language for object duplication
  • Clone tool, a tool used in image manipulation programs
  • Phone cloning, the copying of identity from one cellular device to another
  • A popular term for a replica, particularly when referring to "recreations" of rare and desirable variants of collector cars, or an unlicensed, reverse-engineered copy of a firearm produced in another nation (although the term can also apply to a simple direct copy, created under license).


  • Clone (algebra), a collection of functions with certain properties
  • Clone (voting), in voting systems analysis, a candidate identical to one already present in an election

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