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hectograph Syllabification: hec·to·graph
Pronunciation: /ˈhektəˌɡraf/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of hectograph in English:


An apparatus for copying documents by the use of a gelatin plate that receives an impression of the master copy.
Example sentences
  • Those working underground had acquired a hectograph upon which they printed up to 250 copies of the group's leaflets.
  • This hectograph pencil is excellent for making clean paper stencils on tracing paper.
  • You then place this on the hectograph, and rub it to transfer the image to the gelatin.
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