photocopier

[foh-tuh-kop-ee-er]
noun
any electrically operated machine using a photographic method, as the electrostatic process, for making instant copies of written, drawn, or printed material.
Also called copier, copy machine, photocopying machine.


Origin:
1930–35; photo- + copier

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photocopier (ˈfəʊtəʊˌkɒpɪə)
 
n
an instrument using light-sensitive photographic materials to reproduce written, printed, or graphic work

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Example sentences
The hotel has a swimming pool, an exercise center and a business center with
  complimentary use of a fax machine and a photocopier.
Guests have access to a photocopier, fax machine, computer and printer.
No more ambling down to the library, searching through the musty stacks and
  queuing up for the photocopier.
But this would have been little more than a photocopier with re-usable paper-an
  idea that had been tried before and had failed.
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