xerox

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verb xe·rox \ˈzir-ˌäks, ˈzē-ˌräks\

Definition of xerox

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to copy on a xerographic copier

  3. 2 :  to make (a copy) on a xerographic copier

Examples of xerox in a Sentence

  1. I'll xerox these forms for you.

  2. I'll be xeroxing in the library.

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Origin and Etymology of xerox

from Xerox


First Known Use: 1965


Xerox

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trademark Xe·rox \ˈzir-ˌäks, ˈzē-ˌräks\

Definition of Xerox

  1. —used for a xerographic copier


XEROX Defined for English Language Learners

xerox

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verb

Definition of xerox for English Language Learners

  • : to copy (something, such as a document) by using a special machine (called a copier)

Xerox

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trademark

Definition of Xerox for English Language Learners

  • —used for a machine that makes paper copies of printed pages, pictures, etc.


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