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  1. Photostat, Photostat machinenoun

    a duplicating machine that makes quick positive or negative copies directly on the surface of prepared paper


  1. photostat machine

    A photostat machine is a type of photographic machine that allows direct copying of documents, drawings, and other visual materials. It works by exposing the original material to a bright light, which reflects the image onto a photosensitive drum, which then reproduces the image on another piece of paper using heat or chemicals, creating a duplicate copy. This term is often used interchangeably with photocopying, but it originally refers to a specific brand of early photocopy machine.


  1. Photostat machine

    The Photostat machine, or Photostat, was an early projection photocopier created in the 1900s by the Commercial Camera Company, which became the Photostat Corporation. The "Photostat" name, which was originally a trademark of the company, became genericized, and was often used to refer to similar machines produced by the Rectigraph Company.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Photostat machine in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Photostat machine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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