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xerography

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noun xe·rog·ra·phy \zə-ˈrä-grə-fē\

Definition of xerography

  1. 1 :  a process for copying graphic matter by the action of light on an electrically charged photoconductive insulating surface in which the latent image is developed with a resinous powder (as toner)

  2. 2 :  xeroradiography

xerographic

play \ˌzir-ə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective

xerographically

play \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin and Etymology of xerography

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1948

Rhymes with xerography

autography, cacography, cartography, chorography, chronography, cosmography, cryptography, demography, discography, ethnography, filmography, geography, holography, lithography, lymphography, mammography, mythography, nomography, orthography, phonography, photography, pictography, planography, pornography, reprography, sonography, stenography, thermography, tomography, topography, typography, venography, xylography


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xerography

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noun xe·rog·ra·phy \zə-ˈräg-rə-fē, zir-ˈäg-\

Medical Definition of xerography

plural

xerographies

  1. 1:  a process for copying graphic matter by the action of light on an electrically charged photoconductive insulating surface in which the latent image is developed with a resinous powder

  2. 2:  xeroradiography

xerographic

\ˌzir-ə-ˈgraf-ik\play adjective

xerographically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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