One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In four identical copies.
- ‘All samples were measured in quadruplicate using a microtiter plate spectrophotometer at an outside diameter of 490 nm.’
- ‘Main motions must be prepared in quadruplicate so the President, Secretary, executive assistant, and author of the motion have copies.’
- ‘You fill in this form in quadruplicate, wait six months, and we'll consider restoring your lilywhite status to you.’
- ‘Small samples were taken from the mixture, and living and dead cells were scored in quadruplicate using trypan-blue staining.’
- ‘Filter lifts using Duralose membranes were performed in quadruplicate.’
- ‘Yet more than 13 months after the fact, Adams repeated the lie; dishonesty in quadruplicate.’
- ‘For each treatment, platings were performed in quadruplicate, and the average number of survivors was calculated.’
- ‘The main motions must be prepared in quadruplicate so that the President, Secretary, executive assistant, and author of the motion have copies.’
- ‘All platings were performed in quadruplicate, and the mean number of survivors and 5 - FOA-resistant colonies determined.’
- ‘All experiments were performed in quadruplicate, using skin samples from four different pigs.’
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