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photocopy

noun pho·to·copy \ ˈfō-tə-ˌkä-pē \

Definition of photocopy

:a copy of usually printed material made with a process in which an image is formed by the action of light usually on an electrically charged surface

Examples of photocopy in a Sentence

  1. She made a photocopy of the letter.

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Origin and Etymology of photocopy

International Scientific Vocabulary


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photocopy

verb

Definition of photocopy

transitive verb
:to make a photocopy of
intransitive verb
:to make a photocopy

photocopier

noun

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First Known Use of photocopy

1924



PHOTOCOPY Defined for English Language Learners

photocopy

noun

Definition of photocopy for English Language Learners

  • : a paper copy of a document, picture, etc., that is made with a special machine (called a copier or photocopier)


PHOTOCOPY Defined for Kids

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photocopy

noun pho·to·copy \ ˈfō-tō-ˌkä-pē \

Definition of photocopy for Students

:a copy of usually printed material made using a process in which an image is formed by the action of light on an electrically charged surface

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photocopy

verb

Definition of photocopy for Students

photocopied; photocopying
:to make a photocopy of

photocopier

noun

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