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duplicator

Definition:

apparatus that makes copies of typed, written or drawn material

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Related to:

duplicate

Plural:

duplicators

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

copier

Etymology:

Late Latin, one that doubles from duplicare, "duplicate"
(Source: New World Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Duplication [disambiguation] | duplicate | duplicator

may refer to: In biology and genetics: Gene duplication, a process which can result in free mutation | Chromosomal duplication, which can cause Bloom and Rett syndrome | Polyploidy, a phenomenon also known as ancient genome duplication | Enteric ... (36 of 406 words, 37 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Duplication

Collins Dictionary:

duplicator | duplicating machine

an apparatus for making replicas of an original, such as a machine using a stencil wrapped on an ink-loaded drum | a copying machine (23 of 354 words, 2 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/duplicator

Oxford Dictionary:

duplicator

a machine or device for making copies of something, in particular a machine that makes copies of documents by means of fluid ink and a stencil (26 of 48 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/duplicator

Merriam-Webster:

duplicator

one that duplicates ; specifically, a machine for making copies of graphic matter (13 of 31 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/duplicator

New World Dictionary:

duplicator

one that duplicates; specifically, "duplicating machine" (6 of 18 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/duplicator

American Heritage Dictionary:

duplicator

A machine, such as a mimeograph, that reproduces printed or written material. (12 of 16 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/duplicator

Random House Dictionary:

duplicator

a machine for making duplicates, as a mimeograph. (8 of 14 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/duplicator

Wiktionary:

duplicator | duplicators [plural]

A device that reproduces pages of typed, printed or written material; a copier. (13 of 14 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/duplicator

Macmillan British Dictionary:

copier [countable] | copiers [plural]

a photocopier (2 of 27 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/copier

Cambridge Dictionary:

photocopier

a machine which makes copies of documents using a photographic process (11 of 18 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/photocopier

Encarta Dictionary:

duplicator | duplicators [plural]

something that makes copies, especially a machine for copying printed matter (11 of 22 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861606996​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

New World Dictionary:

duplicator

Origin: Late Latin, one that doubles from duplicare, "duplicate"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/duplicator

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

duplicator | duplicating machine

Audio: British English pronunciation of "duplicator"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/duplicator

the Free Dictionary:

duplicator

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "duplicator"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "duplicator"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "duplicator" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/duplicator

Google Dictionary:

duplicator | duplicators [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "duplicator"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

duplicator

Audio: North American pronunciation of "duplicator"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=duplic​06 word=duplicator

YourDictionary Audio:

duplicator

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "duplicator" by speech synthesizer

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