Crossword clues for copy
- Material suitable for a journalistic account
- A secondary representation of an original
- A reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
- Matter to be printed
- Exclusive of graphical materials
- "I hear you," to a CB operator
- Prefix with right or reader
- Kind of editor or desk
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Copy \Cop"y\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Copied; p. pr. & vb. n. Copying.] [Cf. F. copir, fr. LL. copiare. See Copy, n.]
To make a copy or copies of; to write; print, engrave, or paint after an original; to duplicate; to reproduce; to transcribe; as, to copy a manuscript, inscription, design, painting, etc.; -- often with out, sometimes with off.
I like the work well; ere it be demanded (As like enough it will), I'd have it copied.
Let this be copied out, And keep it safe for our remembrance.
To imitate; to attempt to resemble, as in manners or course of life.
We copy instinctively the voices of our companions, their accents, and their modes of pronunciation.
Copy \Cop"y\ (k[o^]p"[y^]), n.; pl. Copies (-[i^]z). [F. copie, fr. L. copia abundance, number, LL. also, a transcript; co- + the root of opes riches. See Opulent, and cf. Copious.]
An abundance or plenty of anything. [Obs.]
She was blessed with no more copy of wit, but to serve his humor thus.
An imitation, transcript, or reproduction of an original work; as, a copy of a letter, an engraving, a painting, or a statue.
I have not the vanity to think my copy equal to the original.
An individual book, or a single set of books containing the works of an author; as, a copy of the Bible; a copy of the works of Addison.
That which is to be imitated, transcribed, or reproduced; a pattern, model, or example; as, his virtues are an excellent copy for imitation.
Let him first learn to write, after a copy, all the letters.
(print.) Manuscript or printed matter to be set up in type; as, the printers are calling for more copy.
A writing paper of a particular size. Same as Bastard. See under Paper.
Copyhold; tenure; lease. [Obs.]
Copy book, a book in which copies are written or printed for learners to imitate.
Examined copies (Law), those which have been compared with the originals.
Exemplified copies, those which are attested under seal of a court.
Certified copies or Office copies, those which are made or attested by officers having charge of the originals, and authorized to give copies officially.
Syn: Imitation; transcript; duplicate; counterfeit.
Copy \Cop"y\, v. i.
To make a copy or copies; to imitate.
To yield a duplicate or transcript; as, the letter did not copy well.
Some . . . never fail, when they copy, to follow the bad as well as the good things.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 14c., "written account or record," from Old French copie (13c.), from Medieval Latin copia "reproduction, transcript," from Latin copia "plenty, means" (see copious). Sense extended 15c. to any specimen of writing (especially MS for a printer) and any reproduction or imitation. Related: Copyist.
late 14c., from Old French copier (14c.), from Medieval Latin copiare "to transcribe," originally "to write in plenty," from Latin copia (see copy (n.)). Hence, "to write an original text many times." Related: Copied; copying. Figurative sense of "to imitate" is attested from 1640s.
n. 1 The result of copying; an identical duplicate of an original. 2 An imitation, sometimes of inferior quality. 3 (context journalism English) The text that is to be typeset. 4 (context journalism English) A gender-neutral abbreviation for copy boy 5 (context marketing English) The output of copywriters, who are employed to write material which encourages consumers to buy goods or services. 6 (context uncountable English) The text of newspaper articles. 7 A school work pad. 8 A printed edition of a book or magazine. 9 Writing paper of a particular size, called also bastard. 10 (context obsolete English) That which is to be imitated, transcribed, or reproduced; a pattern, model, or example. 11 (context obsolete English) An abundance or plenty of anything. 12 (context obsolete English) copyhold; tenure; lease 13 (genetics) The result of gene or chromosomal duplication. vb. (label en transitive) To produce an object identical to a given object.
n. a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record) [syn: transcript]
a secondary representation of an original; "she made a copy of the designer dress"
matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials [syn: written matter]
material suitable for a journalistic account; "catastrophes make good copy"
v. copy down as is; "The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over"
biology: reproduce or make an exact copy of; "replicate the cell"; "copy the genetic information" [syn: replicate]
make a replica of; "copy that drawing"; "re-create a picture by Rembrandt" [syn: re-create]
In computing, copy is a command in RT-11, RSX-11, OpenVMS, DOS, OS/2 and Microsoft Windows operating systems. The command copies computer files from one directory to another. The destination defaults to the current working directory. If more than one source file is indicated, the destination must be a directory. The equivalent Unix command is [[Cp (Unix)|cp]]. A more advanced copy command is called [[xcopy]].
COPY is the debut album by the Japanese electronic artist Mitsuki Aira. It was released on September 8, 2008 as a CD, in two editions, both containing the singles "Colorful Tokyo Sounds No. 9", "China Discotica" and "Darling Wondering Staring". "Galaxy Boy" was used as the ending theme to Aichi Television's program Bonita! Bonita!! and The Dream Car Club of Tamoei Yakushiji. The album reached a peak daily position of number 31 on the Oricon chart, and a peak weekly position of number 48 and sold 3,163 copies.
Copy may refer to: to copy a word from a book to a paper or laptop or computer
Copying or the product of copying (including the plural "copies"); the duplication of information or an artifact
- Cut, copy and paste, a method of reproducing text or other data in computing
- Photocopying, a process which makes paper copies of documents and other visual images
- Fax, a telecommunications technology used to transfer copies of documents, especially over the telephone network
- Facsimile, a copy or reproduction that is as true to the original source as possible
- Replica, a copy closely resembling the original concerning its shape and appearance
- Term of art in US copyright law meaning a material object in which a work of authorship has been embodied, such as a book
- Copy (procedure word), a response indicating satisfactory receipt of last radio transmission
- Copy (command), a shell command on MS DOS and Windows systems
- Copy (written), written content in publications, in contrast to photographs or other elements of layout
- Copy (album), the debut album of the electronica artist Mitsuki Aira
- Copy (musician), the Portland-based electronic music artist
- COPY, a COBOL keyword
Copy refers to written material, in contrast to photographs or other elements of layout, in a large number of contexts, including magazines, advertising, and books.
In publishing more generally, the term copy refers to the text in books, magazines, and newspapers. In books, it means the text as written by the author, which the copy editor then prepares for typesetting and printing.
In newspapers and magazines, "body copy", the main article or text that writers are responsible for, is contrasted with "display copy", accompanying material such as headlines and captions, which are usually written by copy editors or sub-editors.
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Copy, real name Marius Libman, is an electronic music artist on the Audio Dregs record label. He has released 3 full-length albums, along with 3 "DJ Copy" remix CDs. Copy was chosen as the winner of Willamette Week's "Best New Band" award for 2006, which showcases the top new artists in Copy's native Portland, Oregon.
Usage examples of "copy".
For example, Wang Huan-ce travelled to India several times and made a copy of the Buddha image at Bodhgaya, the location where he achieved supreme enlightenment, which was then brought back to the Imperial Palace and served as the prototype for the Kongai-see temple.
These being considered, the house ordered the lords of the admiralty to produce the other memorials of the same kind which they had received, that they might be laid before the congress at Soissons: then they addressed his majesty for copies of all the letters and instructions which had been sent to admiral Hosier, and those who succeeded him in the command of the West-India squadron.
Sometimes personal messages were forwarded in multiple copies, by regular interstellar couriers, the service sometimes duplicating and reduplicating the message without reading it, and sending copies on to different places, as often happened when the exact location of the addressee was unknown.
Pitching your tent An example of continuity between the headline and the body copy is an advertisement for a line of tents sold by the Boy Scouts of America.
Copy testing-testing techniques that evaluate the effectiveness of an advertisement or campaign before it is published.
The copy then went on to elaborate that we truly believe our product is so superior that other advertising experts should be using us.
And continuity of message is also a vital piece of the advertising pie-from headline to body copy.
Any picture would have been acceptable to them, and that day many of them even went far afield to obtain a copy of that newspaper.
Both also were almost physical carbon copies of their ageless mother except for higher-pitched voices and thicker lips.
Ken Weaver, the drummer with the Fugs, sent Miles a copy of their first album, The Village Fugs, from New York.
Most of this illegal income came from selling promotional copies of the Concert for Bangla Desh album, taking money which would have otherwise gone to the charity if those albums had been bought through normal channels.
DNA chips, runs DNA isolated from the borehole samples through polymerase chain reactions to make thousands of random copies, and passes aliquots across the chips.
We should ask them how to copy the allas and at the same time get them to tell Om to not let allas make uranium or plutonium.
And, um, as far as copying allas goes, Siss told me that Phil already knows how to do it.
In the fore part of which, betwixt the seuen pilastrels, there were appointed little slender Pillers wrought about with leaues, copies, heades with haire like leaues, boyes their hippes and legges proportioned into brawnches, Birdes and copies, and vesselles full of flowers, with other woonderfull inuentions and deuises, from the top to the bottome of the Anaglyph, as if they had grown out of the foundation, making and diuiding in sunder the spaces, their chapters were wrought of a fashion answerable to the rest.