from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A trademark used for a photographic device for making positive or negative copies of graphic matter. This trademark often occurs in lowercase in print referring to the copies themselves: "denying into evidence photostats produced of insurance claims filed for stolen property” ( United States Law Week).
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- n. a duplicating machine that makes quick positive or negative copies directly on the surface of prepared paper
- v. make a copy by means of a Photostat device
- n. a photocopy made on a Photostat machine
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