Backup - Crossword Clue

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  1. reproduce or make an exact copy of; "replicate the cell"; "copy the genetic information"
  2. reproduce someone's behavior or looks; "The mime imitated the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or older siblings"
  3. copy down as is; "The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over"
  4. a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing; "she made a copy of the designer dress"; "the clone was a copy of its ancestor"
  5. matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials
  6. a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
  7. material suitable for a journalistic account; "catastrophes make good copy"
  8. make a replica of; "copy that drawing"; "re-create a picture by Rembrandt"
  1. thin and fit; "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise"
  2. more than is needed, desired, or required; "trying to lose excess weight"; "found some extra change lying on the dresser"; "yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"; "skills made redundant by technological advance"; "sleeping in the spare room"; "supernumerary ornamentation"; "it was supererogatory of her to gloat"; "delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words"; "extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts"; "surplus cheese distributed to the needy"
  3. kept in reserve especially for emergency use; "a reserve supply of food"; "a spare tire"; "spare parts"
  4. not taken up by scheduled activities; "a free hour between classes"; "spare time on my hands"
  5. use frugally or carefully
  6. give up what is not strictly needed; "he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey"
  7. refrain from harming
  8. save or r
  1. a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
  2. a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese
  3. be a substitute; "The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague"; "The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet"
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