du·​pli·​ca·​tor | \ ˈdü-pli-ˌkā-tər How to pronounce duplicator (audio) also ˈdyü-\

Definition of duplicator

: one that duplicates specifically : a machine for making copies of graphic matter

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Check it out: DIY 35mm negative duplicator [Claus Thiim / Flickr via DIY Photography] See Also: Follow us for real-time tech news: Charlie Sorrel and Gadget Lab on Twitter. Charlie Sorrel, WIRED, "Scan Old Negatives with a DSLR and Toilet-Paper Tubes," 13 July 2010

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First Known Use of duplicator

1893, in the meaning defined above

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