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 (do͞o′plĭ-kā′tər, dyo͞o′-)
A machine or device that reproduces printed or digital material.


(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) an apparatus for making replicas of an original, such as a machine using a stencil wrapped on an ink-loaded drum


(ˈdu plɪˌkeɪ tər, ˈdyu-)

a machine for making duplicates, as a mimeograph.
Also called du′plicating machine`.
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Noun1.duplicator - apparatus that makes copies of typed, written or drawn materialduplicator - 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
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(ˈdjuːplikət) adjective
exactly the same as something else. a duplicate key.
1. another thing of exactly the same kind. He managed to find a perfect duplicate of the ring she had lost.
2. an exact copy of something written. She gave everyone a duplicate of her report.
(-keit) verb
to make an exact copy or copies of. He duplicated the letter.
ˌdupliˈcation noun
ˈduplicator (-kei-) noun
a machine for making copies.
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com)-- "Duplicator controller is the brain of a duplicator which controls the read, write and other viable interfacing functions of a duplicator.
A digital duplicator is used for high-volume print jobs but is much faster and cheaper compared to toner-based copiers while a collating machine is used for faster way to organize handouts, booklets and tests.
Whether you need to clone a hard drive for your archives, avoid corrupted areas or transformation information to a new drive, a duplicator can be highly useful tool.
Users can connect the duplicator to a PC through a USB cable, highlight the images to be transferred, and then just drag them over to the duplicator's internal hard drive--all without having to produce a master disc--for each project.
a developer and manufacturer of "Prosumers' Choice" solutions for the USB, Flash, HDD, Blu-ray, DVD/CD, duplicating, and DVD/CD publishing markets, is now shipping its new Aleratec color coded duplicator grade LightScribe DVD-R recording media.
Able to copy up to 2 GB per minute, the duplicator supports all operating and file systems and offers diagnostic tools for checking drive integrity.
The PC-M255PRO, which is available for $2,499, offers the duplicator with a 160 GB hard drive, USB 2.
com) provides automatic two-way communication between the printer/ duplicator and its supplies through the RISO i Quality System.
Communications software supplier BVRP Software UK has announced the immediate availability of its BVRP DivX Video Duplicator 2 in the UK.
The duplicator features a "pick-and-place" robotic arm that ensures nonstop production.
It also demonstrates Van Son's commitment to providing digital duplicator users with one supplier and consistent product performance.