Definition of Mimeograph

1. Noun. A rotary duplicator that uses a stencil through which ink is pressed (trade mark Roneo).

Exact synonyms: Mimeo, Mimeograph Machine, Roneo, Roneograph
Generic synonyms: Copier, Duplicator
Derivative terms: Mimeo, Roneo
Language type: Trademark, Trademark



2. Verb. Print copies from (a prepared stencil) using a mimeograph. "She mimeographed the syllabus"
Exact synonyms: Mimeo
Generic synonyms: Copy, Re-create
Derivative terms: Mimeo

Definition of Mimeograph

1. n. An autographic stencil copying device invented by Edison.

Definition of Mimeograph

1. Noun. An invention of Thomas A. Edison, a machine for making printed copies, using typed stencil, ubiquitous until the 1990s when photocopying became competitive (if not cheaper), and considerably easier to use. ¹

2. Verb. To make mimeograph copies. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mimeograph

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Mimeograph

1. An autographic stencil copying device invented by Edison. Origin: Gr. To imitate + -graph. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Mimeograph

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. NBS Special Publication (1920)
"mimeograph Paper. The scarcity of paper and the difficulty of obtaining a sufficient supply for use in making mimeograph copies of data and information by ..."

2. Construction Cost Keeping and Management: A Treatise for Engineers by Halbert Powers Gillette, Richard Turner Dana (1922)
"mimeograph. Rubber Stamps.—A full equipment of ordinary rubber stamps will be found ... mimeograph.—In its improved form the Edison mimeograph consists of a ..."

3. The Expert Typist by Clarence Charles Smith (1922)
"CHAPTER VII HOW TO USE THE mimeograph A mimeograph is a machine for applying an inked pad to a prepared stencil so as to produce printed copies of whatever ..."

4. The Expert Typist by Clarence Charles Smith (1922)
"CHAPTER VII HOW TO USE THE mimeograph A mimeograph is a machine for applying an inked pad to a prepared stencil so as to produce printed copies of whatever ..."

5. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1912)
"An agreement arising from the purchase of a rotary mimeograph subject to a license ... An action by the patentee of a rotary mimeograph sold'under a license ..."

6. Office Practice and Business Procedure by Florence E. McGill (1922)
"This is improved on the late machines by a new PLACING THE STENCIL ON THE mimeograph. NO. 2 recording device which will not count unless the copy is ..."

7. Cost Keeping and Management Engineering: A Treatise for Engineers by Halbert Powers Gillette, Richard Turner Dana (1909)
"mimeograph.—In its simplest form the Edison mimeograph consists of a frame ... mimeograph. fined paper, and a block of steel that has been cross-ruled with ..."

8. The Efficient Secretary by Ellen Lane Spencer (1916)
"In putting the stencil sheet in the mimeograph machine, be careful to pull it ... INKING THE mimeograph. To ink the mimeograph you need a long-handled brush ..."

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