repro

noun

re·​pro ˈrē-(ˌ)prō How to pronounce repro (audio)
plural repros
1
: a clear sharp proof made especially from a letterpress printing surface to serve as photographic copy for a printing plate
2

Examples of repro in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s even working A/C and a retro repro instrument panel. Bill Roberson, Forbes, 26 Jan. 2023

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Word History

Etymology

short for reproduction

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of repro was in 1903

Dictionary Entries Near repro

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“Repro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repro. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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