Advertisement

Xerox

1952, trademark taken out by Haloid Co. of Rochester, N.Y., for a copying device, from xerography. The verb is first attested 1965, from the noun, despite strenuous objection from the Xerox copyright department. Related: Xeroxed; Xeroxing.

Others Are Reading

Advertisement
Definitions of Xerox from WordNet
1
xerox (v.)
reproduce by xerography;
Synonyms: photocopy / run off
2
Xerox (n.)
a duplicator (trade mark Xerox) that copies graphic matter by the action of light on an electrically charged photoconductive insulating surface in which the latent image is developed with a resinous powder;
Synonyms: xerographic copier / Xerox machine
From wordnet.princeton.edu