copier

noun copi·er \ ˈkä-pē-ər \
Updated on: 22 May 2018

Definition of copier

: one that copies; specifically : a machine for making copies of graphic matter (such as printing, drawings, or pictures)

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Definition of copier for English Language Learners

  • : a machine that makes paper copies of printed pages, pictures, etc.


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copier

noun copi·er \ ˈkä-pē-ər \

Definition of copier for Students

: a machine for making duplicates

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