- a copy, as of a letter, made with carbon paper
- any person or thing very much like another
carbon copycarbon copy
- a. A copy of a document made by using carbon paper.b. A copy of a document made by using a photocopier or similar mechanism.c. A copy of an electronic document sent to people in addition to the addressed recipient.
- A person or thing that closely resembles another.
transitive verbcarbon cop·ied, carbon cop·y·ing, carbon cop·ies
- a. To reproduce (a document) as a carbon copy.b. To send (an electronic document) as a carbon copy.
- To designate (someone) as the recipient of a carbon copy: I carbon copied my lawyer on all of the correspondence regarding the contract.
(plural carbon copies)
- A copy produced in an alternated stack of ordinary sheets of paper and carbon papers. The pression applied on the top sheet (by a pen or typewriter) causes every carbon paper to release its carbon cover, thus reproducing the writing on the subjacent layers of paper.
- Please make a carbon copy of this contract for our records.
- Any duplicate.
- This new home is simply a carbon copy of the one down the street.
(third-person singular simple present carbon copies, present participle carbon copying, simple past and past participle carbon copied)
- To create a carbon copy of.
- Please carbon copy this contract for our records.
- (Internet) To send a duplicate copy of a email to.
- Attributive form of carbon copy.
carbon copy - Computer Definition
Early remote control software for DOS and Windows from Microcom, Inc., Norwood, MA. Carbon Copy integrated well with Microcom's modem and remote access hardware. In 1997, Compaq acquired Microcom and absorbed the product.