- The definition of a photocopy is a replica of printed material made using light on a special surface to transfer the images and create the replica.
When you have a letter and you want to make a duplicate of the letter, the copied letter is an example of a photocopy.
- Photocopy is to make a replica of something using a special machine that involves light reacting on a special surface.
When you make a xerographic copy of something, this is an example of a time when you photocopy.
transitive verb-·cop·ied, -·cop·y·ing
transitive verbpho·to·cop·ied, pho·to·cop·y·ing, pho·to·cop·ies
(third-person singular simple present photocopies, present participle photocopying, simple past and past participle photocopied)
- To make a copy using a photocopier.
photo- +"Ž copy