photocopy


1pho·to·copy

noun \ˈfō-tə-ˌkä-pē\

: a paper copy of a document, picture, etc., that is made with a special machine (called a copier or photocopier)

Full Definition of PHOTOCOPY

:  a copy of usually printed material made with a process in which an image is formed by the action of light usually on an electrically charged surface

Examples of PHOTOCOPY

  1. She made a photocopy of the letter.

Origin of PHOTOCOPY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1909

2photocopy

verb

Definition of PHOTOCOPY

transitive verb
:  to make a photocopy of
intransitive verb
:  to make a photocopy
pho·to·copi·er noun

First Known Use of PHOTOCOPY

1944

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