views updated May 29 2018

xe·rog·ra·phy / ziˈrägrəfē/ • n. a dry copying process in which black or colored powder adheres to parts of a surface remaining electrically charged after being exposed to light from an image of the document to be copied.DERIVATIVES: xe·ro·graph·ic / ˌzi(ə)rəˈgrafik/ adj.xe·ro·graph·i·cal·ly adv.


views updated May 11 2018

Xerox / ˈzi(ə)rˌäks/ • n. trademark a xerographic copying process. ∎  a copy made using such a process. ∎  a machine for copying by xerography.• v. (xerox) [tr.] copy (a document) by such a process.


views updated May 23 2018

xerography Most common process used for photocopying.