xerography
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1948 1. a process for copying graphic matter by the action of light on an electrically charged photoconductive insulating surface in which the latent image is developed with a resinous powder (as toner) 2. xeroradiographyxerographic adjectivexerographically adverb

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