Meaning of PHOTOCOPY in English

PHOTOCOPY

/ ˈfəʊtəʊkɒpi; NAmE ˈfoʊtoʊkɑːpi/ noun , verb

■ noun

(also copy ) ( pl. -ies ) a copy of a document, etc. made by the action of light on a specially treated surface :

Make as many photocopies as you need.

■ verb ( photo·cop·ies , photo·copy·ing , photo·cop·ied , photo·cop·ied ) (also copy especially in BrE )

1.

to make a photocopy of sth :

[ vn ]

a photocopied letter

Can you get these photocopied for me by 5 o'clock?

[ v ]

I seem to have spent most of the day photocopying.

2.

[ v ] photocopy well / badly ( of printed material ) to produce a good / bad photocopy :

The comments in pencil haven't photocopied very well.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.