- Computer, hardware device, or software program that is made to be similar to an existing device or technology. A cloned
product is almost always made by a third-party company and not the company
that originally designed it. For example, IBM compatible computers are considered
PC clones as they are a clones of IBM's original products. The first IBM clone was the Compaq Portable.
- When referring to chat, a clone is a single user with multiple sessions logged on, but under different names.
Also see: Chat definitions, Closed Architecture,
IBM compatible, PostScript clone