Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to duplicator: DVD duplicator


 (do͞o′plĭ-kā′tər, dyo͞o′-)
A machine or device that reproduces printed or digital material.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) an apparatus for making replicas of an original, such as a machine using a stencil wrapped on an ink-loaded drum
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ˈdu plɪˌkeɪ tər, ˈdyu-)

a machine for making duplicates, as a mimeograph.
Also called du′plicating machine`.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
ناسِخَه، آلَة نَسْخ
rozmnožovací stroj
teksir makinası


[ˈdjuːplɪkeɪtəʳ] Nmulticopista f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005


(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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in periodicals archive ?
Taipei, Taiwan, June 02, 2017 --(PR.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.
Duplo International is one of the leading and largest print finish equipment manufacturer and digital duplicator manufacturing company from Japan, having subsidiaries and distribution networks worldwide.
29 -- Vantec Thermal Technologies, a worldwide leader specializing in computer accessories, storage and mobile solutions, announces the new addition to the Hard Drive Dock lineup - Vantec NexStar Wi-Fi Hard Drive Dock and Vantec NexStar HDD Duplicator through their National Distributor Prime ABGB.
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.
The machine for sale belongs to a collector, and it is in full working order and comes with the associated Edison Mimeograph Duplicator.
The new Forte automated CD/DVD duplicator is an easy-to-use standalone that burns all brands.
Aleratec Inc., Chatsworth, Calif., 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.
The Konguru Clone 12 HD is a high-speed, stand-alone UDMA IDE hard-drive duplicator. Users can simultaneously copy up to 12 hard drives of varying capacities and brands by attaching the master drive and up to 12 blank drives and then pressing the copy button.