What does copying mean?

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copy·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. copying(noun)

    an act of copying

Wiktionary

  1. copying(Noun)

    an instance of the making of a copy

  2. copying(Noun)

    the practice of making one or more copies

Webster Dictionary

  1. Copying

    of Copy

  2. Copying

    from Copy, v

Freebase

  1. Copying

    Copying is the duplication of information or an artifact based only on an instance of that information or artifact, and not using the process that originally generated it. With analog forms of information, copying is only possible to a limited degree of accuracy, which depends on the quality of the equipment used and the skill of the operator. There is some inevitable deterioration and accumulation of "noise" from original to copy; when successive generations of copy are made, this deterioration accumulates with each generation. With digital forms of information, copying is perfect. Copy and paste is frequently used for information a computer user selects and copies to an area he or she wishes. Most high-accuracy copying techniques use the principle that there will be only one type of possible interpretation for each reading of data, and only one possible way to write an interpretation of data.

How to pronounce copying?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say copying in sign language?

  1. copying

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of copying in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of copying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of copying in a Sentence

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    Copying , Copying

  2. Mohammad Javad Akbarein:

    The maddah are copying from rap, rock and dance music.

  3. Zhang Hongchang:

    When I started, I was copying Japanese cartoons, but slowly I got my own style.

  4. Nick Marro:

    This seems like it's copying the general model of China's urban development - if you build it, they will come.

  5. Andreas Thon Aasheim:

    They are basically copying the Swedish depreciation rules, which would allow investments to be recoved faster, and this is a major step for the wind industry.

Images & Illustrations of copying

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