Meaning of COPY in English

COPY

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

an exact copy/replica (= something which has been made, that is exactly like another thing )

The vessel is an exact replica of a Viking longboat.

carbon copy

The robbery is a carbon copy of one that took place last year.

copy a file

To copy a file, save it using a new filename.

copy editor

duplicate copy

A duplicate copy should be made for the county record office.

fair copy

hard copy

master list/copy/recording etc

We’ve lost the master disk.

soft copy

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

advance

One day Harry comes into the office silently holding up an advance copy of one of the professional journals.

The Advocate wound up releasing advance copies of the interview to the media over Thanksgivinga week before our board meeting.

By the time he did, her new book was out and her publishers had sent him an advance copy .

exact

Only where an exact copy is required is it important to have an exact match for timber.

The Rossi style is so revered that construction of an exact copy was deemed presumptuous.

Advantages 1. Exact facsimile copies . 2.

It was an exact copy of the house he built twelve years ago down to every last thing in all the rooms.

Does An exact copy of a Michelangelo statue lose artistic merit because it doesn't have his name on it.

free

For a free copy send a large stamped addressed envelope to Jos Joslin, Ridgeway Officer,.

For a free copy , call the center at 619-594-6933.

Every member receives a free copy and these directories are also supplied to contractors, agents and venues.

Some customers have received free copies of the software for the current year.

Phillips have also put together a Man's Guide to Skin Care - you can obtain a free copy by writing to.

hard

The hard copy formatter may be required to format modules associated with several charge codes at the same time.

Or maybe because you get a new perspective with hard copy .

A hard copy map of their course was spread out over the console before him.

Consequently, the space in the hard copy directory may be exceeded although no volume is full.

Note that modules can only be hard copied if they are online and can not be nominated for hard copy individually.

This utility allows you to alter images in such a way as to produce the best possible hard copy from your printer.

These hard copy keywords must be entered as the final keywords in the configuration file.

During this period concordances to many major works of literature were produced by computer, but published in traditional hard copy .

single

Spotlight 39. Single copies free.

When being sold through a bookshop in single copies , they would, she said, be more profitably sold net.

If only a single copy is needed then it is logical to produce it on the page printer.

The ink on paper process is still essential if you intend to produce quantities rather than single copies .

I have been buying it since 1967, every single copy !

For each document, there are at once a single copy and a million copies.

In contrast to single copy probes, the number of loci and their positions for multi-locus probes are usually unknown.

top

The top copy of the check is handed into the kitchen or bar for the order to be taken.

The top copy is detached and sent to the firm's local tax inspector.

He carefully writes out a form and Rachel gets the top copy .

■ NOUN

carbon

The legal arrangements for the transfer are virtual carbon copies of those agreed for Hong Kong.

The new Bernard's is not a carbon copy of the original.

Photocopy or make carbon copies of all transcribed texts.

He found two carbon copies of such a list, neatly typed.

To her annoyance Holly pushed the carbon copy on to Rain's desk and went away with the other.

After the card has been used, ask for carbon copies and destroy them.

It was a carbon copy of an attack 18 months ago.

He was as near as dammit to being a stylistic carbon copy of Hell.

editor

She has worked, on and off, as a freelance proof reader and copy editor for a national publisher.

master

The master copy is made on special coated paper which has a glossy surface on one side.

The advent of live links raises interesting questions about which is the master copy .

The master copy is then placed round the drum of the duplicator.

It then passes under a roller which presses it against the master copy , leaving a positive image on the copy paper.

One of Psion's engineers had collected a master copy of a new program.

The master copy is prepared on a thin metal plate or special paper.

The list is typed; a master copy is held by the store and another is sent on to you.

review

Publishers are requested to send review copies of books which deal with the water industry to Paul Garrett, Water Bulletin.

The review copy is a solid black, but the basic model comes oil-finished.

Publishers are invited to send review copies and information on their titles for this preview to Jennifer Taylor,.

Nigel began selling review copies - his own and any others he could cadge - to give a little boost to his income.

It was sent to me as a review copy .

■ VERB

ask

We both made our wills in 1983 and did not, of course, ask to see copies .

I asked him to put copies of both texts in the post.

Booksellers are asked to return copies , which should be packed separately, to the Penguin warehouse for credit.

After the card has been used, ask for carbon copies and destroy them.

After 12 months the relevant authorities are still asking for more copies of the plans that were submitted about nine months ago.

I have been asked to send a copy of this letter to the local police station dealing with the accident.

If you are given a written warning, you may be asked to sign a copy to acknowledge receipt.

buy

If you can not afford it yourself, you should at least urge your library to buy a copy .

The bad news is that listeners may find themselves, yet once more, buying new copies of their favorite recordings.

Anyone wanting to buy a copy , only 100 were printed and of these twenty were sold on the day of publication.

If anyone would like further information about the tape, and even wish to buy a copy , then telephone.

While waiting for her train, after being dumped by Felicity, she had bought her first copy of the paper.

Edinburgh libraries have bought copies of the new editions of Biggles.

The true collector should never allow himself to be beguiled into buying an unworthy copy of a book.

And then we bought a copy of the New Musical Express and saw a little ad that went with it.

contain

Note that the store location accessed still contains a copy of the information read.

In the resulting offspring, each and every body cell contains copies of the genes from both parents.

enclose

He enclosed a number of copies of testimonials and requested one from his illustrious patron.

I enclose a copy of the report for your consideration.

Please find enclosed a copy of the Home-School agreement and the emergency contact form.

I therefore enclose a copy of the text of the HIV/AIDS Readyguide with some minor amendments marked.

I enclose a copy of their reply.

I am enclosing a copy of it herewith.

I enclose a copy in case the original has gone astray.

get

However, I haven't got a copy to hand and even if I had I can't be arsed looking through it.

Would somebody see that she gets a copy of this?

But if you get a copy , save it for when you can read it at one sitting.

The problems of getting copy on to the system from a remote source was, therefore, already solved.

I needed desperately to get hold of a copy of the book.

We've got 24 copies to give away.

You have to return the registration card, but EtherExpress buyers also get a copy of LANSight Express.

give

Our Accountant has been given a copy .

Each student can be given a partially labeled copy of the picture.

Don't give this copy away to Oxfam or when they collect for the hospital.

He gave me copies of letters 79 from his files about the episode.

They gave her copies of the papers they had written, and she kept close track of their academic record.

She had actually given Jack a copy of Marxism for Beginners.

When you find one like that, give him a copy of the book.

keep

Articles can not be returned so senders should keep copies .

Each keeps a copy of the list.

The solicitor should look at the notes, as well as the medical expert, and keep copies on file.

So it keeps only a few copies of each white cell.

However, make sure you keep your own copies to check them against your statement when you return home.

Wish I had kept a copy of it.

Always keep a copy of your card's emergency telephone number so you can report any theft immediately.

Write to him once more and keep a copy of the letter.

make

This is done while the transfer of both pictures and original sound is being made on to a copy tape.

Back up your data. Make backup copies of your data, and lock them away.

Perhaps the local paper will take photographs for a story and make copies available to you afterwards.

If you make a copy of a file, the copy is identical in every way, except in name.

Photocopy or make carbon copies of all transcribed texts.

If you select the Original Backup option, it makes a copy of your file before saving the edited version. 8.

Users of software should confirm that they may make back-up copies of any programs they have acquired.

They allow you to get to the same file from many different folders without having to make copies of that file.

obtain

To obtain copies of the above guides, write, enclosing payment, to.

The Union-Tribune recently obtained a copy of the survey.

Phillips have also put together a Man's Guide to Skin Care - you can obtain a free copy by writing to.

The New York Times said it obtained a copy of the tape from a Democratic congressman.

Then it becomes public property and you can, for a small fee, obtain a copy from Somerset House in London.

Only days before the election, a reporter obtained a copy of secret testimony Gilbert had given to a Senate crime committee.

To obtain a copy , write to or phone during working hours, Monday to Friday.

print

Press Shift-F7 I to print a copy of the text. 19.

Only one hundred copies were printed .

The three friends have printed 5, 000 copies of the book, but refuse to say how much they spent.

An A4 publication, it print run of 60,000 copies .

We will now print a copy of the form letter and its envelope.

You can use this function to print repeated copies of a string.

Follow these steps to print the first copy . 1.

produce

Distribution in conjunction with a particular publication can be expensive both in the distribution fee and in the cost of producing so many copies .

S., it is economically impossible to produce extra copies after our scheduled publishing date.

In order to justify the time spent on producing them, the copies should be consistently clear and legible.

But the company never produced a copy of that policy.

The finished sheet is then cut to produce two complete copies .

After all, she was receiving a clean $ 80, 000 salary to produce flimsily written copy .

Good quality stencils can produce several hundred copies per run, and, if stored carefully, can be reused. 2.

This way, the original template is available for producing more copies of the form letter to send to other clients.

provide

Our links with the press are strong and we provide copy ready material and photographs under the banner of Media Action.

The other defendants were provided copies of our settlement agreement.

For each organization identified provide a copy of the latest annual report.

It was hoped that Western Union would cooperate with the Black Chamber in providing copies of needed messages.

Mike Peterson will provide you with copies of the final job descriptions for the Collection Section.

But to do so she had to provide a copy of her passport, certified by a lawyer or accountant.

The consumer must be provided with copies of the consumer credit agreement but this requirement will vary.

Output 1 is to a mini-printer and provides hard copy of all messages and measurements output by the instrument.

read

Soon after moving in Hunt began reading Minton's copy of Delacroix's Journals.

The wire services are now reporting the fire, and the writers and editors are reading the copy .

Amy was propped up on pillows, reading an old copy of the Lady.

It still appears in the directory as Read Only but I can't read it, copy or delete it.

I have some time to spare and would like to sit down and read my copy of the biography of Berlioz.

She entered her own No. 3 to find her son reading a copy of Playgoer and Jessie creeping about hanging up costumes.

receive

He struck a deal with the International Postal Union and received a copy of every stamp issued anywhere in the world.

You must also sign a written contract and receive a copy of it for the contract to be legally binding.

I should be grateful to receive a copy of Agenda 2000.

Some customers have received free copies of the software for the current year.

Do all the Governors automatically receive copies of newsletters?

Do mid-day supervisors, cooks, cleaners, caretaker and crossing patrol receive copies ?

Friends taking part in the visit will receive a free copy of the newly-published guidebook to the complex.

sell

But I rarely sold my thirty copies .

These he and his wife Catherine colored further by hand and bound into books that sold few copies .

It is, that you will sell me a copy of your book.

No matter which prehistoric thriller sells more copies , this is just the beginning of the battle of the Neanderthals.

Why did it sell so many copies by word of mouth?

So far, Microsoft has sold about 12 million copies of Windows 95.

send

I will send you copies of both the Publishing and Collateral Agreements when we have the latter signed and sealed.

Another labor lawyer, a friend of mine, sent me a copy .

On Nietzsche's return from the war in late 1870, Wagner sent him a copy of Beethoven.

You are just as likely to send out the original as to send out a copy .

Publishers are requested to send review copies of books which deal with the water industry to Paul Garrett, Water Bulletin.

I sent a copy of the story to my parents in Okinawa, and they were pleased.

But this made it so obvious who had sent this copy that he was astonished that it had been sent at all.

Please send us a copy of your letter confirming the arrangements.

sign

So far Lady Thatcher has signed thousands of copies of the book.

Siler will sign copies of Iced from 5 to 7 p.m.

And that's where he returned to sign copies today.

B signed and returned one copy and kept the other.

If you agree to the above terms, please sign the enclosed copy of this letter and return it to us.

If you are given a written warning, you may be asked to sign a copy to acknowledge receipt.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

advance copy

By the time he did, her new book was out and her publishers had sent him an advance copy.

One day Harry comes into the office silently holding up an advance copy of one of the professional journals.

The Advocate wound up releasing advance copies of the interview to the media over Thanksgivinga week before our board meeting.

back issue/copy/number

A little later Bacon appeared, walked up to their table and asked Minton why he did not look after his back numbers.

Anyway, I thought you ought to know you have your reader back , and I enclose £4 for 4 back issues.

Lifelong readers who kept the back issues piled in their attics renewed their subscriptions like clockwork at the five-year rate.

Mackey had seen handbooks on guerrilla tactics, back issues of a racist magazine Guy published.

My parents collected all their copies of Wimpey News and we have back numbers going back to the 1940s.

Six issues cost $ 39, and new and back issues are available.

clean copy

I need a clean copy ; don't send a fax.

Only if you guard the unblemished original can you regenerate a clean copy.

draft proposal/copy/version etc

During the process of editing and using critical consultation, your first draft copy could disappear.

In its draft version the report declares that market forces alone will not ensure more efficient use of energy.

It is relevant to the agricultural sector and there are several references to environmental considerations in the draft proposal.

The draft proposals tend to emphasize advisory structures and roles.

The draft proposals were to be discussed with the trade unions and opposition parties before being submitted to the People's Assembly.

The draft version for comment incorporates practices and interpretations that have become established over the years and includes some new provisions.

The assembly divided itself into five committees and 26 sub-committees to dissect the 131 draft proposals it has received.

presentation copy

Yonge received presentation copies of three of Locke's publications.

top copy

He carefully writes out a form and Rachel gets the top copy.

The top copy is detached and sent to the firm's local tax inspector.

The top copy of the check is handed into the kitchen or bar for the order to be taken.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a 19th century copy of the popular Rembrandt painting

All copy must be on my desk by Monday morning.

Connie left copies of the document on everybody's desk.

For a free copy , call 555-9121.

I don't have my original birth certificate. Will you accept a copy ?

More than 85,000 copies of the magazine sold within three weeks.

The application was sent in June, and this is a copy .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Anyone wanting to buy a copy , only 100 were printed and of these twenty were sold on the day of publication.

During one marathon meeting that went on far into the night, some copies of documents had to be made.

Hilda Hewitt had copies of two posters run off on the Office photo-copier.

Most of them, however, had pulled copies of the Globe because the supermarket tabloid published copies of grisly crime-scene photographs.

The copies are then filed in date of arrival order.

The menu driven screen allows you to setup a copy session in seconds.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

file

The updated file can then be copied back to the central system, by modem and telephone if necessary.

The file could be copied to another disk if space is a problem on the current working disk.

The rest of the install proceeds but the tutorial files must then be copied across manually.

style

Young photographers aiming at the poster market have taken to copying his style .

Most people work by copying and changing styles from others, perfecting and refining them.

As they get older and identify with you, they will want to copy your style of behaviour.

■ VERB

try

I noticed how effective his style was, and found myself trying to copy him.

Then ask people to try to copy what you did.

All other countries, whatever their political regimes, try to copy and equal it.

Was this it? thought Richard, valiantly trying to copy Solveig.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Copy all the files onto disk.

Copy the file onto a disk to save it.

Copy the files into a new folder.

Any student caught copying will fail the test.

Can I copy your notes?

Can you get the letter copied right away? I need 500 of them.

Children learn swearing from copying their parents and siblings.

Each artist was asked to copy the scene exactly as he or she saw it.

He began playing the guitar at age 7, copying his older brother Jimmie.

I need to copy these phone numbers into my address book.

If I see anyone copying I'll send you straight to the principal's office.

Martin often claimed he copied Bing Crosby's singing style, but there was much more to his music than that.

Most of his answers had been copied straight from the student who sat next to him.

Several honors students were caught copying each other's answers.

She copied the poem from an old book of Grandma's in the attic.

She was expelled for handing in an essay that she had copied directly from a newspaper article.

The company has been accused of copying software ideas from larger competitors.

The drawings had been copied from photographs.

The only way I made it through high school was by copying off my best friend.

They were arrested for illegally copying video recordings.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And a lot of the stuff he and Jerry Lee Lewis did was copied off Pinetop and what we were doing.

Care needs to be taken with medical records and old original documents that do not copy well.

In retrospect he criticized one of his old drawing masters for encouraging students to copy from photographs.

Instead of copying coats of arms, she drew and painted freehand.

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