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photostat

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noun pho·to·stat \ˈfō-tə-ˌstat\

Definition of photostat

  1. 1 or photostat machine :  a device used for making a photographic copy of graphic matter Photostat machines, which were introduced in the early 1900s and which make copies photographically on sensitized paper, were much too expensive for ordinary office use. — David Owen

  2. 2 :  a copy made by a photostat machine I showed him the photostat of my license, complete with my picture. — Robert B. Parker

Origin and Etymology of photostat

from Photostat, a trademark


First Known Use: 1911


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photostat

verb pho·to·stat

Definition of photostat

photostated

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photostatted

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photostating

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photostatting

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to copy by a photostat

1914

First Known Use of photostat

1914

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