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Definition of "xerox" []

  • A xerographic copying process (noun)
  • A machine employing this process (noun)
  • A copy produced by this process (noun)
  • To produce a copy of (a document, illustration, etc) by this process (verb)
  • A photocopy. (noun)

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  • To make a paper copy or copies by means of a photocopier. (verb)

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Use "xerox" in a sentence
  • "Despite such entreaties, the word xerox seems to have become generic, if not according to the courts, then at least according to current American usage, where it occurs freely as noun, adjective, and even verb, with or without capitalization."
  • "Eaon – apparently that IS true, the book’s out in the UK only in january, so we have to wait! manuscrypts – it simply means that xerox is a company that is reinventing themselves. so brand equity is what i’d think."
  • "The people who most objected to my using the word "xerox" to refer to copying stuff were the people at Kodak."