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fac·sim·i·le

 (făk-sĭm′ə-lē)
n.
1. An exact copy or reproduction, as of a document.
2. See fax.
adj.
1. Of or used to produce exact reproductions, as of documents.
2. Exactly reproduced; duplicate.

[Latin fac simile, make similar : fac, imperative of facere, to make; see dhē- in Indo-European roots + simile, neuter of similis, similar; see similar.]
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facsimile

(fækˈsɪmɪlɪ)
n
1.
a. an exact copy or reproduction
b. (as modifier): a facsimile publication.
2. (Telecommunications) an image produced by facsimile transmission
vb, -les, -leing or -led
(tr) to make an exact copy of
[C17: from Latin fac simile! make something like it!, from facere to make + similis similar, like]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

fac•sim•i•le

(fækˈsɪm ə li)

n., v. -led, -le•ing. n.
1. an exact copy, as of a book, painting, or manuscript.
2. fax.
v.t.
3. to reproduce in facsimile; make a facsimile of.
[1655–65; fac simile make the like]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

facsimile

A system of telecommunication for the transmission of fixed images with a view to their reception in a permanent form.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.

facsimile


Past participle: facsimiled
Gerund: facsimileing

Imperative
facsimile
facsimile
Present
I facsimile
you facsimile
he/she/it facsimiles
we facsimile
you facsimile
they facsimile
Preterite
I facsimiled
you facsimiled
he/she/it facsimiled
we facsimiled
you facsimiled
they facsimiled
Present Continuous
I am facsimileing
you are facsimileing
he/she/it is facsimileing
we are facsimileing
you are facsimileing
they are facsimileing
Present Perfect
I have facsimiled
you have facsimiled
he/she/it has facsimiled
we have facsimiled
you have facsimiled
they have facsimiled
Past Continuous
I was facsimileing
you were facsimileing
he/she/it was facsimileing
we were facsimileing
you were facsimileing
they were facsimileing
Past Perfect
I had facsimiled
you had facsimiled
he/she/it had facsimiled
we had facsimiled
you had facsimiled
they had facsimiled
Future
I will facsimile
you will facsimile
he/she/it will facsimile
we will facsimile
you will facsimile
they will facsimile
Future Perfect
I will have facsimiled
you will have facsimiled
he/she/it will have facsimiled
we will have facsimiled
you will have facsimiled
they will have facsimiled
Future Continuous
I will be facsimileing
you will be facsimileing
he/she/it will be facsimileing
we will be facsimileing
you will be facsimileing
they will be facsimileing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been facsimileing
you have been facsimileing
he/she/it has been facsimileing
we have been facsimileing
you have been facsimileing
they have been facsimileing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been facsimileing
you will have been facsimileing
he/she/it will have been facsimileing
we will have been facsimileing
you will have been facsimileing
they will have been facsimileing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been facsimileing
you had been facsimileing
he/she/it had been facsimileing
we had been facsimileing
you had been facsimileing
they had been facsimileing
Conditional
I would facsimile
you would facsimile
he/she/it would facsimile
we would facsimile
you would facsimile
they would facsimile
Past Conditional
I would have facsimiled
you would have facsimiled
he/she/it would have facsimiled
we would have facsimiled
you would have facsimiled
they would have facsimiled
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.facsimile - an exact copy or reproductionfacsimile - an exact copy or reproduction  
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"
2.facsimile - duplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radiofacsimile - duplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radio
copier, duplicator - apparatus that makes copies of typed, written or drawn material
Verb1.facsimile - send something via a facsimile machinefacsimile - send something via a facsimile machine; "Can you fax me the report right away?"
telecommunicate - communicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail
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facsimile

noun copy, print, carbon, reproduction, replica, transcript, duplicate, photocopy, Xerox (trademark), carbon copy, Photostat (trademark), fax This will be a genuine old copy, not a facsimile.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

facsimile

noun
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Translations
صورَة طِبق الأصْلفاكْسمُصَّوَر صورَة طِبق الأصل
faksimilovýfaxpřesná kopie
faksimilefaksimile-faxkopireproduktion
fakszimile
fullkomin eftirlíkingsem er nákvæm eftirgerî
faksasfaksimilėfaksimilinistiksli kopija
faksimil-faksimilsfakss
faksimilefaksimilný
aynıfacsimilefakstıpkıtıpkıbasım

facsimile

[fækˈsɪmɪlɪ]
A. ADJfacsímil
B. Nfacsímile m, facsímil m
C. CPD facsimile machine Nmáquina f or aparato m de fax
facsimile transmission N(transmisión f por) fax m
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

facsimile

[fækˈsɪmɪli] n
(= exact replica) → fac-similé m
(also facsimile machine) → fax m, télécopieur m
(= transmitted document) → fax m, télécopie f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

facsimile

nFaksimile nt; (Telec) → Faksimileübertragung f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

facsimile

[fækˈsɪmɪlɪ] nfacsimile m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

facsimile

(fӕkˈsiməli) noun
1. an exact copy.
2. a fax.
adjective
a facsimile edition of an eighteenth-century book.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in classic literature ?
This letter, which lies before me, is a narrative in his own handwriting, linking together numerous newspaper clippings and facsimiles of letters.
I was standing before an exhibit of facsimiles of the record nuggets which had been discovered in the goldfields of the Antipodes.
I was glad to get a facsimile of the letter written by this fine old German Robin Hood, though I was not able to read it.
Weitbrecht-Rotholz was able to print the letter in facsimile, and it appears that the passage referred to ran in fact as follows: God damn my wife.
Each utensil--spoon, fork, knife, plate--had a letter engraved on it, with a motto above it, of which this is an exact facsimile:
The original rag is at my home in Durban, together with poor Dom Jose's translation, but I have the English rendering in my pocket- book, and a facsimile of the map, if it can be called a map.
Nor was there wanting an exact facsimile and copy of little Jacob, as he appeared in those remote times when they taught him what oysters meant.
De Republics, Atheniensium: Text and facsimile of Papyrus, F.
As the two Miss Lammeters walked into the large parlour together, any one who did not know the character of both might certainly have supposed that the reason why the square-shouldered, clumsy, high-featured Priscilla wore a dress the facsimile of her pretty sister's, was either the mistaken vanity of the one, or the malicious contrivance of the other in order to set off her own rare beauty.
It was a wax-coloured model of my friend, so admirably done that it was a perfect facsimile. It stood on a small pedestal table with an old dressing-gown of Holmes's so draped round it that the illusion from the street was absolutely perfect.
In the 1960s, when academic researchers needed access to original sources, reprinters provided facsimiles (best understood as a form of reprint), first for library use and, in the 1980s, in forms that individuals could afford.