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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 of xerography

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1948


Medical Dictionary

xerography

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

Medical Definition of xerography

plural xe·rog·ra·phies

  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

xe·ro·graph·ic \ˌzir-ə-ˈgraf-ik\play adjective
xe·ro·graph·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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