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.
Origin of facsimile
Examples from the Web for facsimile
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
Did you see the Monitor last night and that facsimile they gave away with it?In the Mayor's Parlour|J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
Even the fine half-tone process of this facsimile cannot reproduce its delicacy.The Origin of Finger-Printing|William J. Herschel
This grinning little deity--the facsimile of an Indian idol--must express their idea of the Penates.A Love Story|A Bushman
(verses from fourth edition printed, part of title in facsimile reprint).
After a facsimile had been taken, it was resold to an American collector.
British Dictionary definitions for facsimile
- an exact copy or reproduction
- (as modifier)a facsimile publication