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Roneo (duplicator)

Definition:

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

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Related to:

roneo

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

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

Etymology:

rotary + Neostyle, the manufacturer's name.
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

All senses of Roneo...

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:

Roneo | Roneos [plural]

to duplicate (a document) from a stencil | a document reproduced by this process (13 of 180 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

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

Wiktionary:

Roneo [historical] | Roneos [plural]

The proprietary name for various pieces of office equipment, especially a copying machine using stencils. (15 of 60 words, 3 usage examples)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Roneo

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

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a duplicating machine which produces copies from a stencil, now superseded by the photocopier.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

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

American Heritage Dictionary:

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

A duplicator that makes copies of written, drawn, or typed material from a stencil that is fitted around an inked drum. | A copy made by this method ... (27 of 54 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/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

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 reference

Wiktionary:

Roneo [historical] | Roneos [plural]

Origin: rotary + Neostyle, the manufacturer's name.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Roneo

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

Roneo | Roneos [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Roneo"

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

the Free Dictionary:

Roneo

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Roneo"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Roneo"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Roneo

Roneograph

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Roneograph"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Roneograph"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Roneograph

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