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photocopy

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noun pho·to·copy \ˈfō-tə-ˌkä-pē\

Simple Definition of photocopy

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

Full Definition of photocopy

  1. :  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


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photocopy

verb pho·to·copy

Definition of photocopy

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make a photocopy of

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to make a photocopy

pho·to·copi·er noun


1944

First Known Use of photocopy

1944



PHOTOCOPY Defined for Kids

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photocopy

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noun pho·to·copy \ˈfō-tō-ˌkä-pē\

Definition of photocopy

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




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photocopy

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verb pho·to·copy

Definition of photocopy

pho·to·cop·iedpho·to·copy·ing

  1. :  to make a photocopy of

pho·to·copi·er noun



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