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Definition of "facsimile" []

  • An exact copy or reproduction, as of a document. (noun)
  • See fax. (noun)
  • Of or used to produce exact reproductions, as of documents. (adjective)
  • Exactly reproduced; duplicate. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "facsimile" in a sentence
  • "The idea of a truly perfect simulation or facsimile is so distant from any current human experience that our intuitions presume that the experience must be flawed or “hollow” in some respect."
  • "At some point, it will also show up in facsimile form at the Fine Lifestyles Regina website."
  • "For features, the magazines buy one-time print rights and non-exclusive web rights (the magazine appears in facsimile online)."