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copying machine

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  1. a machine that makes copies of original documents, especially by xerography.
Compare photocopier.

Origin of copying machine

First recorded in 1795–1805
Also called copier, copy machine.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • The drying-machine is no unfit companion to the copying-machine.

    James Watt

    Andrew Carnegie

  • His lathe and his copying-machine were placed before the window, and his writing-desk in the corner.