hectographic

hectograph

[hek-tuh-graf, -grahf]
noun
1.
a process for making copies of a letter, memorandum, etc., from a prepared gelatin surface to which the original writing has been transferred.
2.
a machine for making such copies.
verb (used with object)
3.
to copy with the hectograph.
Also, hektograph.


Origin:
1875–80; hecto- + -graph

hectographic [hek-tuh-graf-ik] , adjective
hectography [hek-tog-ruh-fee] , noun
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hectograph (ˈhɛktəʊˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf)
 
n
1.  Also called: copygraph a process for copying type or manuscript from a glycerine-coated gelatine master to which the original has been transferred
2.  a machine using this process
 
hectographic
 
adj
 
hecto'graphically
 
adv
 
hectography
 
n

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