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photostat

[ foh-tuh-stat ]
/ 藞fo蕣 t蓹藢st忙t /
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noun
a camera for making facsimile copies of documents, drawings, etc., in the form of paper negatives on which the positions of lines, objects, etc., in the originals are maintained.
a copy made with this camera.
verb (used with or without object), pho路to路stat路ed or pho路to路stat路ted, pho路to路stat路ing or pho路to路stat路ting.
to copy with this camera.
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Origin of photostat

Formerly a trademark

OTHER WORDS FROM photostat

pho路to路stat路er, pho路to路stat路ter, nounpho路to路stat路ic, adjectivepho路to路stat路i路cal路ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for photostat

photostat
/ (藞f蓹蕣t蓹蕣藢st忙t) /

noun
a machine or process used to make quick positive or negative photographic copies of written, printed, or graphic matter
any copy made by such a machine
verb -stats, -statting, -stating, -statted or -stated
to make a photostat copy (of)

Derived forms of photostat

photostatic, adjective
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