from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark used for a photocopying process or machine employing xerography. This trademark often occurs in print in lowercase as a verb and noun: "Letters you send should be xeroxed after you sign them” ( Progressive Architecture). "He has four or five sheets of foolscap, xeroxes, I see, of court documents” ( Scott Turow).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative form of xerox.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a copy made by a xerographic printer
  • v. reproduce by xerography
  • n. a duplicator (trade mark Xerox) that copies graphic matter by the action of light on an electrically charged photoconductive insulating surface in which the latent image is developed with a resinous powder


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