: a system of transmitting and reproducing graphic matter (as printing or still pictures) by means of signals sent over telephone lines
Examples of FACSIMILE
- A facsimile of the world's first computer was exhibited in the museum.
- <the family resemblance is so strong that the boy is virtually a pint-size facsimile of his father>
Origin of FACSIMILE
Latin fac simile
First Known Use: 1691
Related to FACSIMILE
- alter ego, carbon, carbon copy, clone, counterpart, doppelgänger (or doppelganger), double, duplicate, duplication, image, fetch, likeness, look-alike, match, mirror image, picture, replica, ringer, spit, spitting image, twin
- archetype, original, prototype
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