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fac•sim•i•le



Pronunciation: (fak-sim'u-lē), [key]
n., v., -led, -le•ing,
adj.


n.
1. an exact copy, as of a book, painting, or manuscript.
2. Also called fax. Telecommunications.
a. a method or device for transmitting documents, drawings, photographs, or the like, by means of radio or telephone for exact reproduction elsewhere.
b. an image transmitted by such a method.
3. dropout (def. 5).

v.t.
to reproduce in facsimile; make a facsimile of.

adj.
Also,fax. Telecommunications.
a. (of an image) copied by means of facsimile: facsimile mail.
b. (of a method or device) used to produce a facsimile: facsimile transmission.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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