facsimile

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fac·sim·i·le

noun \fak-ˈsi-mə-lē\

: an exact copy

Full Definition of FACSIMILE

1
:  an exact copy
2
:  a system of transmitting and reproducing graphic matter (as printing or still pictures) by means of signals sent over telephone lines

Examples of FACSIMILE

  1. A facsimile of the world's first computer was exhibited in the museum.
  2. <the family resemblance is so strong that the boy is virtually a pint-size facsimile of his father>

Origin of FACSIMILE

Latin fac simile make similar
First Known Use: 1691

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