carbon copy

carbon copy
noun Date: 1895 1. a copy made by carbon paper 2. duplicate <
is a carbon copy of his father

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  • carbon copy — ˌcarbon ˈcopy noun [countable] 1. a copy of a document made using carbon paper 2. be a carbon copy of something if something is a carbon copy of something else, it is very similar 3. cc COMPUTING a copy of an email message; ➔ Blind Carbon Copy …   Financial and business terms

  • carbon copy — Carbon Car bon (k[aum]r b[o^]n), n. [F. carbone, fr. L. carbo coal; cf. Skr. [,c]r[=a] to cook.] (Chem.) 1. An elementary substance, not metallic in its nature, which is present in all organic compounds. Atomic weight 11.97. Symbol C. it is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carbon copy — carbon copies 1) N COUNT: usu N of n If you say that one person or thing is a carbon copy of another, you mean that they look or behave exactly like them. She s a carbon copy of her mother... Theresa s first marriage was almost a carbon copy of… …   English dictionary

  • carbon copy — n 1.) a copy, especially of something that has been ↑typed using ↑carbon paper →↑cc 2.) someone or something that is very similar to another person or thing carbon copy of ▪ The robbery is a carbon copy of one that took place last year …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Carbon Copy — est un film américain de Michael Schultz sorti en 1981. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Lien externe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • carbon copy — 1895, from CARBON (Cf. carbon) + COPY (Cf. copy). The fig. sense is from 1944 …   Etymology dictionary

  • carbon copy — /karbonˈkɔpi, ingl. ˈkɑːb(J)nkHpI/ [propr. «copia (copy) carbone (carbon)»] loc. sost. f. inv. (elab., nella posta elettronica) copia conoscenza, cc …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • carbon copy — ► NOUN 1) a copy made with carbon paper. 2) a person or thing identical to another …   English terms dictionary

  • carbon copy — n. 1. a copy, as of a letter, made with carbon paper 2. any person or thing very much like another …   English World dictionary

  • carbon copy — copy, duplicate, transcript, *reproduction, facsimile, replica …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • carbon copy — index counterpart (parallel), duplicate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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