hard copy
noun Date: 1954 a copy of textual or graphic information (as from microfilm or computer storage) produced on paper in normal size

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  • hard copy — hard copy, adj. 1. copy, as computer output printed on paper, that can be read without using a special device (opposed to soft copy). 2. copy that is finished and ready for the printer. [1885 90, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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  • hard copy — hard .copy n [U and C] information from a computer that is printed out onto paper, or the printed papers themselves …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hard copy — ► NOUN ▪ a printed version on paper of data held in a computer …   English terms dictionary

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  • Hard Copy — infobox television show name = Hard Copy caption = format = Infotainment runtime = 30 minutes starring = Terry Murphy (1989 1998) Barry Nolan (1990 1998) Kyle Kraska (1998 1999) country = USA network = Syndication first aired = September 11, 1989 …   Wikipedia

  • Hard copy — For the television series, see Hard Copy. In information handling, a hard copy is a permanent reproduction, or copy, in the form of a physical object, of any media suitable for direct use by a person (in particular paper), of displayed or… …   Wikipedia

  • hard copy — noun (computer science) matter that is held in a computer and is typed or printed on paper he ran off a hard copy of the report • Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing • Hypernyms: ↑matter * * * ˌhard ˈcopy [ …   Useful english dictionary

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