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[kop-ee-er] /ˈkɒp i ər/
a person or thing that copies; copyist.
Origin of copier
1590-1600; copy + -er1 Unabridged
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  • Ask your co-workers to turn off their computers and monitors at the end of the day, and turn off the copier as well.
  • The oldest copier invented by people is language, by which an idea of yours becomes an idea of mine.
  • Do not use paper that is too heavy to feed into an automatic copier.
  • One attraction of the wand-and-paper approach is that it could become a portable printer, copier, fax and scanner.
  • And the copier has added value to the original-this is not slavish copying.
  • Guests receive daily complimentary breakfast and a newspaper along with access to a business center with a printer and copier.
  • Even the best looking resume can be ruined by a poor copier.
  • Guests can also take advantage of the hotel's fax and copier services.
  • In the lobby, guests are greeted by a lush lounge area and a substantial business center with a fax machine, copier and printer.
  • The motel has a business center with a fax machine and copier.
British Dictionary definitions for copier


a person or device that copies
another word for copyist
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for copier

1590s, agent noun from copy (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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