Papyrograph

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Papyrograph An apparatus for multiplying writings, drawings, etc., in which a paper stencil, formed by writing or drawing with corrosive ink, is used. The word is also used of other means of multiplying copies of writings, drawings, etc. See Copygraph Hectograph Manifold.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n papyrograph A hectograph, manifold-writer, or other apparatus or device for the mechanical production of a number of copies of a written or printed document.
    • n papyrograph The process or operation of reduplicating documents by the agency of such apparatus or methods: same as papyrography.
    • papyrograph To execute or produce by means of a papyrograph.
    • n papyrograph In photography, a photographic positive printed on paper resembling parchment.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Papyrograph (pā-pī′rō-graf) a hectograph or apparatus for producing copies of a written or printed document
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Papyrus, + -graph,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.—Gr. papyros, prob. Egyptian.

Usage

In literature:

Notes printed by it are far better and less costly than those printed by papyrograph.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 365, December 30, 1882" by Various
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