Meaning of PHOTOCOPY in English


I. ˈfō-tə-ˌkä-pē noun

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary

Date: circa 1909

: a copy of usually printed material made with a process in which an image is formed by the action of light usually on an electrically charged surface

II. verb

Date: 1944

transitive verb

: to make a photocopy of

intransitive verb

: to make a photocopy

• pho·to·copi·er noun

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.