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Definition of the noun copier

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noun - plural: copiers

  1. apparatus that makes copies of typed, written or drawn material
    • example: I learned about your portable copier at the Tokyo-Office '97 Expo.
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of copier: duplicator
    • more generic words: apparatus / setup = equipment designed to serve a specific function
    • more specific terms:

Alternative definition of the noun copier


  1. A machine that copies graphical material; a duplicator.
  2. A person who copies documents.


Copier a.k.a. Photocopier: A photocopier is a machine that makes paper copies of documents and other visual images quickly and cheaply. Most current photocopiers use a technology called xerography, a dry process that uses electrostatic charges on a light sensitive photoreceptor to first attract and then transfer toner particles onto paper in the form of an image. Heat, pressure or a combination of both is then used to fuse the toner onto the paper.

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Google previewArtificial Life IX (2004)

Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Artificial Life by Jordan Pollack

The Tape Copier The Tape Copier is the first component to become active after the Tape Reader has finished its task. The Tape Copier moves from its initial ...

Google previewStart Your Own Self Publishing Business (2012)

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success by Entrepreneur Press, Cheryl Kimball

label, print it out on your printer, attach it to the package, and put it in the USPS mailbox Smart Tip The copier is an optional item, but as you grow you may find it a necessary luxury for running off forms, brochures, fliers, and other goodies.

Google previewStart Your Own Mail Order Business (2008)

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success by Entrepreneur Press

A copier is an optional item, probably the least important on the list, but as you grow, you may find it a worthwhile convenience. Keep in mind that you should never send a piece of paper out of your office unless you've kept a copy. You can ...

Google previewBusiness Equipment Topics (1907)

by Ernest Merton Best

By some, it is preferred to the carbon paper system as a copy taken with the Roneo copier is an exact fac-simile of the letter as sent out, while it is argued that corrections and additions are often overlooked in the carbon copy and hence an ...

Google previewStart Your Own Bed and Breakfast (2007)

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success by Entrepreneur Press

The copier is an optional item, but as you grow you Costs vary with the number of features you add to your telephone service, and which local and long-distance carriers you go with. For the may find it necessary for running off forms, fliers, and ...

Google previewBusiness Principles for Legal Nurse Consultants (2005)

by Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC, Jan Aken, Kathie W. Condon

A copier is a necessity in the office environment in which new technology has created an expectation of speedier service.

Google previewA Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope's Iliad & Odyssey. West's Pindar. Dryden's Virgil. Persius & Juvenal. Pitt's Aeneid. Rowe's Lucan

The copier is that servile imitator, to whom Horace gives no better a name thRn of ...

Google previewThe American Stationer (1889)

The Specialty Company very pardonably, therefore, refers to the fact that the rapid roller damp leaf copier is an economizer in the truest sense. By it instantaneous damp leaf copies of any writing can be had by the turning of a crank.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic Sciences (2012)

hexane, heptane Alcohols Ketones Some lacquer thinners Fuel additives Surface preparation solvents Single-component products Some blended products Some enamel reducers Some charcoal starters Some paint thinners Some copier ...

Google previewThe Focal Encyclopedia of Photography (2013)

by Michael R. Peres

Xerox: 914 plain-paper xerographic document copier; radiant-heat toner fusing. Haloid, Xerox: Xerography – Introduction of the xerographic document copying system. Maiman, T.: Introduction of lasers, making holography possible. Philips: ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

Without invention a painter is but a copier, and a poet but a plagiary of others. Dryden. Let the faint copier, on old Tiber's shore, Nor mean the task, each breathing bust explore; Line after line with painful patience trace, This Roman grandeur, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography, 3-Volume Set (2005)

by Lynne Warren

The first color copier, the Colorin-Color, created by Dr. Douglas Dybvig also at 3M Corporation, and introduced in 1965, was an automated machine capable of producing a dry color copy in 60 seconds. Xerography's resonances with the ...

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A mere copier of nature can never produce anything great. (Joshua Reynolds)
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Scrabble value of C3O1P3I1E1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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