Saturday, 26 May 2012

Entry: xerography (n.)

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Definition: A dry copying process in which an electrically charged surface retains both the charge and a pigmented powder on areas not illuminated by light from bright parts of the document, so that a permanent copy may be immediately obtained by placing paper on the surface and applying heat to fuse the powder to it; photocopying.


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Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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