an exact copy or reproduction
facsimile, facsimile machine, fax(verb)
duplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radio
fax, telefax, facsimile(verb)
send something via a facsimile machine
"Can you fax me the report right away?"
facsimile(noun)To send via a facsimile machine; normally only spoken as \u201Cfax\u201D.
facsimile(noun)A fax, a machine for making and sending copies of printed material and images via radio or telephone network.
facsimile(noun)The image sent by the machine itself.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A copy is as nearly like the original as the copyist has power to make it; a duplicate is exactly like the original; a carbon copy of a typewritten document must be a duplicate; we may have an inaccurate copy, but never an inaccurate duplicate. A facsimile is like the original in appearance; a duplicate is the same as the original in substance and effect; a facsimile of the Declaration of Independence is not a duplicate. A facsimile of a key might be quite useless; a duplicate will open the lock. A counterpart exactly corresponds to another object, but perhaps without design, while a copy is intentional. An imitation is always thought of as inferior to the original; as, an imitation of Milton. A replica is a copy of a work of art by the maker of the original. In law, a copy of an instrument has in itself no authority; the signatures, as well as other matters, may be copied; a duplicate is really an original, containing the same provisions and signed by the same persons, so that it may have in all respects the same force and effect; a transcript is an official copy, authenticated by the signature of the proper officer, and by the seal of the appropriate court. While strictly there could be but one duplicate, the word is now extended to an indefinite number of exact copies. Reproduction is chiefly applied to living organisms.
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