photocopying machine


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.

1930–35; photo- + copier Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
photocopier (ˈfəʊtəʊˌkɒpɪə)
an instrument using light-sensitive photographic materials to reproduce written, printed, or graphic work

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