verb (used with or without object), pho·to·stat·ed or pho·to·stat·ted, pho·to·stat·ing or pho·to·stat·ting.
Origin of photostat
Examples from the Web for photostat
He frowned over the delicate task of starting the film, inquired offhandedly, You got the photostat of the label inscription?The Record of Currupira|Robert Abernathy
You propose to take a photostat of this and return this report to the lieutenant?Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The editor is grateful to the Bodleian Library for a photostat and for permission to quote.A History of English Poetry: an Unpublished Continuation|Thomas Warton
A photostat of a multi-paged typewritten report lay on top of the neat pile of papers in the folder.The Five Arrows|Allan Chase
A copy of the history not being available, this is printed from a photostat copy furnished by the Dominion archives.First History of New Brunswick|Peter Fisher
verb -stats, -statting, -stating, -statted or -stated
1909, a type of copying machine (trademark Commercial Camera Company, Providence, R.I.) whose name became a generic noun and verb (1914) for "photocopy;" from photo- + stat.