Translation of photostat in Spanish:

photostat

Pronunciation: /ˈfəʊtəstæt/
Photostat

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (copy) fotocopia (feminine)
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    • The print on some of the photostat and carbon copy sheets has faded and these items are particularly flimsy.
    • On receipt of this letter I wrote to Dr. Bhagavantham, enclosing a photostat copy of Mr. Shoji Hattori's letter.
    • The photostats are monochrome, of course, and the figures seem to float in a kind of brown twilight.
    1.2 (machine) fotocopiadora (feminine)
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    • What appeared to be the ink drum of a broken photostat machine rolled across the floor and glass crunched underfoot as Sizani and his entourage stepped over pieces of overhead projectors.
    • It was certainly not a typewriter, let alone a photostat machine.
    • The block which housed office equipment, photostat and fax machine, typewriters, a book depositor which stored text-books and stationery, furniture, science kit and other valuable equipment was burned to the ground.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-tt- or , -t-)

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