- a process for making copies of a letter, memorandum, etc., from a prepared gelatin surface to which the original writing has been transferred.
- a machine for making such copies.
- to copy with the hectograph.
Origin of hectograph
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Examples from the Web for hektograph
Forthwith he began publishing a story paper on a hektograph.The Fiction Factory
John Milton Edwards
It was written with hektograph ink and copied on a hektograph.The Great Strike on the 'Q'
John A. Hall
The contents were written and copies made by the hektograph process.The Greater Republic
At 12 I awake and eat the inside of my hektograph, and then lie down once more to sleep.
It is likewise the house where the syrup tastes like tincture of rhubarb, and the pancakes taste like a hektograph.
- Also called: copygraph a process for copying type or manuscript from a glycerine-coated gelatine master to which the original has been transferred
- a machine using this process
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