test copy

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Noun1.test copy - (printing) an impression made to check for errorstest copy - (printing) an impression made to check for errors
printing, impression - all the copies of a work printed at one time; "they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies"
galley proof - a proof taken before the type is broken up to print pages
foundry proof - a proof taken from a form before duplicate plates are made
printing process, printing - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
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If you lease a copier from Apogee, it's probably a good idea to run a test copy on a single colour sheet and check how many copies the meter moves on by.
The rarest is a 'white label' test copy of the Pigeon Street theme tune on vinyl, and there are thought to be only a handful in existence.
The test copy even caught the eye of a CBS producer, who asked to use one as a set prop on the hit sitcom Everybody Loves Baymond.
Available in calibers .357 Magnum and .44-40, my test copy arrived in .45 Colt.
She is given a test copy for a difficult class you are taking.
Meredith Corp., which bought Raising Teens, launched a test copy that didn't pass advertising muster.
Direct marketing enables you to cost effectively test copy, format, offer, lists and other factors.
H Constantly test copy alternatives: "Every time we mail our newsletters, we always do an a/b split mailing and test something," says Nolo Press's Valerie Dow.