Meaning of FACSIMILE in English

n. & v.


1. an exact copy, esp. of writing, printing, a picture, etc. (often attrib. : facsimile edition).

2 a production of an exact copy of a document etc. by electronic scanning and transmission of the resulting data (see also FAX). b a copy produced in this way.

--v.tr. (facsimiled, facsimileing) make a facsimile of.

Phrases and idioms:

in facsimile as an exact copy.

Etymology: mod.L f. L fac imper. of facere make + simile neut. of similis like

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.