photostat


1pho·to·stat

noun \ˈfō-tə-ˌstat\

Definition of PHOTOSTAT

:  a device for making a photographic copy of graphic matter; also :  a copy made by this device

Origin of PHOTOSTAT

from Photostat, a trademark
First Known Use: 1911

2photostat

verb
photostated also photostattedphotostating also photostatting

Definition of PHOTOSTAT

transitive verb
:  to copy by a photostat

First Known Use of PHOTOSTAT

1914

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