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mimeo (duplicator)

Definition:

a rotary duplicator that uses a stencil through which ink is pressed

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Plural:

mimeos

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

mimeograph | mimeograph machine | Roneo [trade name] | Roneograph [trade name]

Etymology:

Abbreviation.
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

All senses of mimeo...

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Mimeograph | stencil duplicator | mimeograph machine | mimeo

a low-cost printing press that works by forcing ink through a stencil onto paper. The mimeograph process should not be confused with the spirit duplicator process. Mimeographs, along with spirit duplicators and hectographs, were a common technology in ... (38 of 1787 words, 4 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Mimeograph

Collins Dictionary:

Mimeograph

[trademark] an office machine for printing multiple copies of text or line drawings from an inked drum to which a cut stencil is fixed | a copy ... (26 of 200 words, 3 definitions, pronunciations)

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

Wiktionary:

mimeo | mimeos [plural]

A mimeograph. | An unpublished academic paper. (6 of 67 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/mimeo

Oxford Dictionary:

mimeograph

a duplicating machine which produces copies from a stencil, now superseded by the photocopier. | a copy produced on a mimeograph. | make a copy of (a ... (25 of 65 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/mimeograph

Random House Dictionary:

mimeograph | mimeos [informal, abbreviation, plural]

a printing machine with an ink-fed drum, around which a cut waxed stencil is placed and which rotates as successive sheets of paper are fed into it. | ... (27 of 50 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/mimeograph

American Heritage Dictionary:

mimeo | mimeos [plural] | mimeoed [past tense] | mimeoing [present participle]

A mimeograph. | To mimeograph. (4 of 15 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/mimeo

Britannica Encyclopedia:

mimeograph [printing technology] | stencil duplicator [synonym]

duplicating machine that uses a stencil consisting of a coated fibre sheet through which ink is pressed. Employing a typewriter with the ribbon ... (23 of 251 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/383231​/mimeograph

New World Dictionary:

mimeograph [United States]

a machine for making copies of written, drawn, or typewritten matter by means of a stencil placed around a drum containing ink | to make copies of on ... (27 of 57 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/mimeograph

Merriam-Webster:

mimeograph

a duplicator for making many copies that utilizes a stencil through which ink is pressed (15 of 38 words, pronunciation)

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

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:

mimeograph | mimeographs [plural] | mimeos [plural] | mimeographed [past tense] | mimeoed [past tense] | mimeographing [present participle] | mimeoing [present participle] | mimeo

a machine that prints copies onto paper from an inked stencil rotated on a cylinder across the pages | a copy made on a mimeograph | to make a copy of ... (29 of 106 words, 3 definitions, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861630175​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Wiktionary:

mimeo | mimeos [plural]

Origin: Abbreviation.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/mimeo

mimeograph | mimeographs [plural] | mimeographed [past tense] | mimeographing [present participle]

Origin: Coined by A.B. Dick in 1889 and originally a trade name. Greek mimos, combining form mimeo + -graph

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/mimeograph

Online Etymology:

mimeograph

Origin: "copying machine", 1889 (invented by Edison), from Greek mimeomai "I imitate", from mimos "mime" + -graphos, from graphein ... (18 of 40 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=mimeograph

New World Dictionary:

mimeograph [United States]

Origin: a former trademark from Greek mimeomai, I imitate from mimos (see "mime") + "-graph"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/mimeograph

Oxford Dictionary:

mimeograph

First use: late 19th century

Origin: formed irregularly from Greek mimeomai "I imitate" + "-graph"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/mimeograph

Merriam-Webster:

mimeograph

First use: 1889

Origin: Mimeograph, a trademark

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

American Heritage Dictionary:

mimeograph | mimeographed [past tense] | mimeographing [present participle] | mimeographs [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Originally a trademark.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/mimeograph

Encarta Dictionary:

mimeograph | mimeographs [plural] | mimeos [plural] | mimeographed [past tense] | mimeoed [past tense] | mimeographing [present participle] | mimeoing [present participle]

First use: Late 19th century

Origin: Originally a trademark from Greek mimeisthai + -graph

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861630175​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

the Free Dictionary:

mimeo

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mimeograph

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YourDictionary Audio:

mimeo

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mimeograph

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Collins Dictionary:

Mimeograph

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Mimeograph"

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

Google Dictionary:

mimeograph | mimeographs [plural] | mimeographed [past tense] | mimeographing [present participle]

Audio: English pronunciation of "mimeograph"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

mimeograph

Audio: North American pronunciation of "mimeograph"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=mimeog​01 word=mimeograph

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