hectograph definition by Webster's New World
a duplicating device by which written or typed matter is transferred to a glycerin-coated sheet of gelatin, from which many copies can be taken
Origin: German hektograph ; from hekto- (; from French hecto-, hecto-) plush -graph, -graph
to duplicate by means of a hectograph
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- hectographic adjective
hectograph definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A machine employing a glycerin-coated layer of gelatin in order to make copies of typed or written material.transitive verb hec·to·graphed, hec·to·graph·ing, hec·to·graphs
To copy by means of a hectograph.
- hecˌto·graphˈic adjective
- hecˌto·graphˈi·cal·ly adverb