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copying machine

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

Origin of copying machine

First recorded in 1795–1805
Also called copier, copy machine.
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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.