hectograph(redirected from hectographs)
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A machine employing a glycerin-coated layer of gelatin in order to make copies of typed or written material.
tr.v. hec·to·graphed, hec·to·graph·ing, hec·to·graphs
To copy by means of a hectograph.
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) Also called: copygraph a process for copying type or manuscript from a glycerine-coated gelatine master to which the original has been transferred
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a machine using this process
hec•to•graph(ˈhɛk təˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf)
1. a process or machine for making copies from a prepared gelatin surface to which the original document has been transferred.v.t.
2. to copy with a hectograph.
hec`to•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) adj.
a copy produced by hectography. Also called chromograph.See also: Copying
An appliance that could be used to make multiple copies from pages that had been written with special hektograph ink.
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|Noun||1.||hectograph - duplicator consisting of a gelatin plate from which ink can be taken to make a copy|
|Verb||1.||hectograph - copy on a duplicator; "hectograph the hand-outs"|