Definition of Copying

1. Noun. An act of copying.

Generic synonyms: Repeating, Repetition
Specialized synonyms: Duplication, Gemination, Replication, Reproduction, Imitation
Derivative terms: Copy, Copy, Copy



Definition of Copying

1. a. & n. From Copy, v.

Definition of Copying

1. Verb. (present participle of copy) ¹

2. Noun. an instance of the making of a copy ¹

3. Noun. the practice of making one or more copies ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Copying

1. copy [v] - See also: copy

Copying Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Copying

copyedits
copyer
copyers
copyfight
copyfighting
copyfights
copyfraud
copygirl
copygirls
copygraph
copygraphs
copyhold
copyholder
copyholders
copyholds
copying (current term)
copying processes
copyings
copyism
copyisms
copyist
copyists
copyleft
copyleft symbol
copyleft symbols
copylefted
copylefting
copylefts
copyparties
copyparty

Literary usage of Copying

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Property in Intellectual Productions in Great by Eaton Sylvester Drone (1879)
"Especially are the probabilities in favor of copying afforded by such resemblances greatly lessened when it appears, as in Lawrence v. ..."

2. The Law of Unfair Competition and Trademarks: With Chapters on Good-will by Harry Dwight Nims (1917)
"copying the Whole Article — Making a Facsimile. — The foregoing cases show the application of the rule against copying the general features by which the ..."

3. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association, Richard Rogers Bowker, Charles Ammi Cutter (1908)
"PHOTOGRAPHIC copying IN LIBRARIES* PROFESSOR KRUMBACHER, in his article on ... Л method of photographic copying which involves apparatus with reversing ..."

4. A Popular and Practical Introduction to Law Studies: And to Every Department by Samuel Warren (1845)
"copying PRECEDENTS. BY " copying precedents" is meant, transcribing various forms of pleadings from the collections of a tutor and others,—adding to them, ..."

5. Educational Tests and Measurements by Walter Scott Monroe, James Clarence De Voss, Frederick James Kelly (1917)
"copying bears a relation to written expression and to other school subjects as well. 1 Starch, D. Educational Measurements, pp. 110-18. ..."

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