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cop·i·er

 (kŏp′ē-ər)
n.
1. A machine that makes copies of printed or graphic matter.
2. One that transcribes or copies: a copier of ancient manuscripts.

copier

(ˈkɒpɪə)
n
1. a person or device that copies
2. another word for copyist

cop•i•er

(ˈkɒp i ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that copies; copyist.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.copier - apparatus that makes copies of typed, written or drawn materialcopier - apparatus that makes copies of typed, written or drawn material
apparatus, setup - equipment designed to serve a specific function
facsimile machine, fax, facsimile - duplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radio
hectograph, heliotype - duplicator consisting of a gelatin plate from which ink can be taken to make a copy
lithograph machine, lithograph - duplicator that prints by lithography; a flat surface (of stone or metal) is treated to absorb or repel ink in the desired pattern
mimeo, mimeograph, mimeograph machine, Roneo, Roneograph - a rotary duplicator that uses a stencil through which ink is pressed (trade mark Roneo)
photocopier - a copier that uses photographic methods of making copies
Photostat machine, Photostat - a duplicating machine that makes quick positive or negative copies directly on the surface of prepared paper
xerographic copier, Xerox machine, Xerox - 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
Translations
آلة تصوير
kopírka
kopimaskine
ljósritunarvél
kopírovací stroj
fotokopi makinası

copier

[ˈkɒpɪəʳ] N (= photocopier) → fotocopiadora f

copier

[ˈkɒpiər] n (also photocopier) → copieur mco-pilot [ˈkəʊpaɪlət] ncopilote mfcoping mechanism nmécanisme m de survie

copier

n (= copyist)Kopist(in) m(f); (= imitator also)Nachmacher(in) m(f); (of writer, painter etc)Imitator(in) m(f); (= machine)Kopiergerät nt, → Kopierer m (inf)

copier

[ˈkɒpɪəʳ] n (also photocopier) → (foto)copiatrice f

copy

(ˈkopi) plural ˈcopies noun
1. an imitation or reproduction. That dress is a copy of one I saw at a Paris fashion show; He made eight copies of the pamphlet on the photocopier.
2. a single book, newspaper etc. Can I have six copies of this dictionary, please?
3. written or typed material for publishing. He writes copy for advertisements.
verb
to make an imitation or reproduction of (something). Copy the way I speak; Copy this passage into your notebook.
ˈcopier noun
a photocopier.
ˈcopyright noun
(usually abbreviated to ©) the sole right to reproduce a literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work, and also to perform, translate, film, or record such a work.
References in classic literature ?
As I drove home to my house in Kensington I thought over it all, from the extraordinary story of the red-headed copier of the "Encyclopaedia" down to the visit to Saxe-Coburg Square, and the ominous words with which he had parted from me.
One new copier and one refurbished copier with trade-in for two existing copiers; or 3.
Instead of waiting for a light beam to pass over a document several times like an analog copier, digital copiers scan a document once.
The workplace welter of electronics gobbles watts, the office copier fairly inhales paper, and the air is tainted with the toxic perfume wafting from furniture, carpeting and rubber cement.
Three-in-one machines typically include a stand-alone facsimile, printer and copier.
One of the most important advances in recent copier technology is digitization.
Tsuchiya was led to the copier machines as a source of VOCs in 13 office buildings because they all showed a distinct "fingerprint' or mixture of specific VOCs.
Oce (NASDAQ:OCENY) introduced today in North America the Oce VarioPrint[R] 1055/2075 Document Printers and the Oce VarioPrint 1055 Book Copier, three application-specific models to supplement the successful Oce VarioPrint office product line.
One copier has 1,059,101 copies and the other copier has 867,307 copies.
Under these agreements, each location can choose from a variety of Xerox CopyCentre([R]) digital copiers, WorkCentre([R]) copier-printers, WorkCentre([R]) Pro advanced multifunction systems, DocuColor([R]) copier-printers, Phaser([R]) printers and FaxCentre([R]) fax machines.
The consultation focuses on leasing and maintenance of digital copiers, multifunction (copier, printer, scanner and fax), black &, white and color, as described in the CCTP.
By enabling college employees to report a multifunctional copier that needs attention, we will be able to monitor the networked copier fleet to optimize usage and plan for future needs.