photostat
I. noun Etymology: from Photostat, a trademark Date: 1911 a device for making a photographic copy of graphic matter; also a copy made by this device II. transitive verb (-stated; also -statted; -stating; also -statting) Date: 1914 to copy by a photostat

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  • photostat — ☆ photostat [fōt′ə stat΄ ] n. [< Photostat, a former trademark for the device < PHOTO + STAT] 1. [often P ] a device for making photocopies on special paper 2. a copy so made vt. photostated or photostatted, photostating or photostatting …   English World dictionary

  • photostat — [fɔtɔsta] n. m. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe; n. déposé; de photo , et suff. stat (rhéostat). ❖ 1 Sc. Photographie obtenue par réflexion de la lumière. 2 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • photostat — ► NOUN trademark 1) a type of machine for making photocopies on special paper. 2) a copy made by a photstat. ► VERB (photostatted, photostatting) ▪ copy with a photostat …   English terms dictionary

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  • Photostat — UK [ˈfəʊtəʊˌstæt] / US [ˈfoʊtoʊˌstæt] Word forms Photostat : singular Photostat plural Photostats trademark 1) a type of photocopier (= a machine that copies documents or pictures from one piece of paper to another) 2) a copy made using a… …   English dictionary

  • photostat — [[t]fo͟ʊtəstæt[/t]] photostats N COUNT A photostat is a particular type of photocopy. [TRADEMARK] ...a photostat of the actual script …   English dictionary

  • photostat — n. & v. n. propr. 1 a type of machine for making photocopies. 2 a copy made by this means. v.tr. (photostat) ( statted, statting) make a Photostat of. Derivatives: photostatic adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • Photostat — n. & v. n. propr. 1 a type of machine for making photocopies. 2 a copy made by this means. v.tr. (photostat) ( statted, statting) make a Photostat of. Derivatives: photostatic adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • photostat — 1. noun a) A photocopy, especially one made by a b) positive (black on white) or negative (white on black) reproduction of printed matter or artwork made on a photostat machine, which uses photographic paper instead of a transparent negative, and …   Wiktionary

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