An employee making a copy on a photocopier.
An example of a photocopier is a machine on which you put a piece of paper down and then press a button in order to make a duplicate copy of what is on the piece of paper.
photocopier - Computer Definition
A machine that makes a duplicate of a paper document. Xerox invented the photocopy process in wide use today, which scans the sheet of paper to capture an image of its contents. However, machines in the early 1900s from the Rectigraph Company and the Photostat Corporation created an actual photograph of the document. See Xerox.
- Every office with a printer and photocopier needs toner.
- When shopping for a printer or photocopier, include replacement costs of printer cartridges into your calculations.