papyrograph definition

  • noun:
    • an early on device for reproducing papers in the shape of a paper stencil and corrosive ink.
    • An apparatus for multiplying writings, drawings, etc., by which a paper stencil, formed by composing or attracting with corrosive ink, is used. The term normally used of various other means of multiplying copies of writings, drawings, etc. See copygraph, hectograph, manifold.
    • A hectograph, manifold-writer, or other apparatus or device for the mechanical production of a number of copies of a written or printed document.
    • The process or procedure of reduplicating papers because of the company of these equipment or practices: just like papyrography.
    • In photography, a photographic positive imprinted in writing resembling parchment.
  • others:
    • To perform or create through a papyrograph.

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