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xe·rog·ra·phy

 (zĭ-rŏg′rə-fē)
n.
A dry photographic or photocopying process in which a negative image formed by a resinous powder on an electrically charged plate is electrically transferred to and thermally fixed as positive on a paper or other copying surface.

xe·rog′ra·pher n.
xer′o·graph′ic (zîr′ə-grăf′ĭk) adj.
xer′o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
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xerography

(zɪˈrɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a photocopying process in which an electrostatic image is formed on a selenium plate or cylinder. The plate or cylinder is dusted with a resinous powder, which adheres to the charged regions, and the image is then transferred to a sheet of paper on which it is fixed by heating
xeˈrographer n
xerographic adj
ˌxeroˈgraphically adv
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xe•rog•ra•phy

(zɪˈrɒg rə fi)

n.
a copying process in which areas on a sheet of paper are sensitized by static electricity and then sprinkled with black or colored resin that is fused to the paper.
[1945–50]
xe•ro•graph•ic (ˌzɪər əˈgræf ɪk) adj.
xe`ro•graph′i•cal•ly, adv.
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xerography

a process for copying graphic matter by electrostatically charging a surface in areas corresponding to the printed areas of the original so that powdered resin carrying an opposite charge adheres to them and can be fused to the surface by pressure, heat, or both. — xerographic, adj.
See also: Copying
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.xerography - forming an image by the action of light on a specially coated charged plate; the latent image is developed with powders that adhere only to electrically charged areas; "edge enhancement is intrinsic in xerography"
photography, picture taking - the act of taking and printing photographs
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Translations

xerography

[zɪəˈrɒgrəfɪ] Nxerografía f
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xe·rog·ra·phy

n. xerografía. V.: xeroradiography
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