verb (used with object), fac·sim·i·led, fac·sim·i·le·ing.
- (of an image) copied by means of facsimile: facsimile mail.
- (of a method or device) used to produce a facsimile: facsimile transmission.
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If he’s not smarter and more imaginative than previous facsimiles, he will fail.Deshaun Watson is taking a stand against disingenuous NFL owners. It could change the league.|Jerry Brewer|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
You don’t have to try to turn your house or apartment into an Epcot-esque facsimile of your favorite destination—the point isn’t to actually fool yourself into thinking you’re there.Stuck at home? Trick your brain into treating a staycation like the real thing.|Eleanor Cummins|December 22, 2020|Popular Science
For years, LED-based substitutes were only vague facsimiles of the real deal—static teardrop bulbs atop formless plastic cylinders.
The voters should receive some rough facsimile of the agenda they voted for, as that’s what allows them to decide how to vote in future elections.
Colbert is back filming on a facsimile of his real set, though not in his usual studio, and he’s performing for an audience that includes his most trusted producers and his family.One Good Thing: Stephen Colbert is looser, funnier, and angrier in quarantine|Emily VanDerWerff|September 4, 2020|Vox
A Daily Mail writer, wearing a facsimile of the dress, said it was sculpted to her body, but not restrictively so.Happy 20th Birthday, Liz Hurley’s Safety-Pin Dress|Tim Teeman|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the meantime, a revived Silk Road, or at least a good facsimile, materialized.
One would assume with all of these reforms, Cuba would have by now morphed into a tropical facsimile of Norway.
Then those smaller sheets are welded and polished into a full-scale facsimile of the original stone.
But she made it clear what she had liked about him; he wasn't a WASP, or some facsimile of a Kennedy.
The one given in the present volume is a photographic facsimile of the Harvard original.
After having copies of the rather simple document drawn up for the facsimile broadcasters, Vyrtl gave her leave to depart.The Envoy, Her|Horace Brown Fyfe
Father Hennepin made a sketch of the falls in 1678, a facsimile of which shows that many striking features have disappeared.
A translation of his account and a facsimile of the medal may be seen in the Bulletin de la Socit de l'hist.History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird
In 1877 Mr. Quaritch had a copy for sale with a vi, a viii, and the last leaf in facsimile, which he priced 200.Prices of Books|Henry B. Wheatley
British Dictionary definitions for facsimile
- an exact copy or reproduction
- (as modifier)a facsimile publication