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copying machine

a machine that makes copies of original documents, especially by xerography.
Also called copier, copy machine.
Compare photocopier.
Origin of copying machine
1795-1805 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Some amenities that the hotel offers are free coffee, outdoor parking, continental breakfast and use of a copying machine.
  • It developed an idea for a simpler paper copying machine that had been ignored by the big companies of the day.
  • But perhaps more telling are the two signs over the copying machine.
  • For quality control purposes, the machine operator must review the first copy duplicated on the final copying machine.
  • These features cannot be picked up by a copying machine.
  • It is now planned to make a copy of the marked-up original by using a heat-transfer copying machine.
  • The original must be unbound and have no holes punched in the page, and be suitable for processing through a copying machine.
  • Sometimes the trainee can practice the actual task, as in typing or operating a copying machine.

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