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carbon copy

n. Abbr. cc
1.
a. A copy of a document made by using carbon paper.
b. A copy of a document made by using a photocopier or similar mechanism.
c. A copy of an electronic document sent to people in addition to the addressed recipient.
2. A person or thing that closely resembles another.
tr.v. carbon cop·ied, carbon cop·y·ing, carbon cop·ies
1.
a. To reproduce (a document) as a carbon copy.
b. To send (an electronic document) as a carbon copy.
2. To designate (someone) as the recipient of a carbon copy: I carbon copied my lawyer on all of the correspondence regarding the contract.

carbon copy

n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a duplicate copy of writing, typewriting, or drawing obtained by using carbon paper. Often shortened to: carbon
2. informal a person or thing that is identical or very similar to another

car′bon cop′y


n.
1. a duplicate, as of something typewritten, made with carbon paper.
2. any near or exact duplicate; replica.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carbon copy - a copy made with carbon paper
copy - a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing; "she made a copy of the designer dress"; "the clone was a copy of its ancestor"

carbon copy

noun
Something closely resembling another:
Archaic: simulacre.
Translations
نُسْخَه، وَرَقَةُ كَرْبون
průklepkopie
gennemslagkopi
hiilikopio
indigómásolat
afrit
prieklep
karbon kopyası

carbon copy

n (Typing) → copia (in carta carbone) (fig) → copia f carbone inv
he's a carbon copy of his father → è tutto suo padre, è la copia carbone di suo padre

carbon

(ˈkaːbən)
an element occurring as diamond and graphite and also in coal etc.
carbon copy
a copy of writing or typing made by means of carbon paper.
carbon dioxide (daiˈoksaid)
a gas present in the air, breathed out by man and other animals.
carbon monoxide (məˈnoksaid)
a colourless, very poisonous gas which has no smell. Carbon monoxide is given off by car engines.
carbon paper
a type of paper coated with carbon etc which makes a copy when placed between the sheets being written or typed.
References in classic literature ?
Martin gathered together a number of carbon copies of his short stories, hesitated a moment, then added his "Sea Lyrics.
Using Wingra's solution, all of the addresses in each stored message -- To, From, and Carbon Copies -- are translated so that they can be replied to from within the new messaging system.
Because identical twins are virtually carbon copies when it comes to their genetic blueprints, the scientists concluded that genes play an important part in determining who will continue to use marijuana.