What is copy?

  • (noun): A reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record).
    Synonyms: transcript
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on copy:

FATX - Technical Design - Directory Table - Directory Entry
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Wikipedia:Featured Article Candidates - Nominations - Otis Redding
... (7) 1216, 23 November 2012 (UTC) You've fixed that problem, but there is another 'copy' is a mass noun much like the word 'furniture' ... 'seven furnitures', you can't say 'an advertising copy' or 'seven advertising copies' ... the problems, like the improper usage of 'copy' in the context of advertising copy, are wholly understandable ...
Get A Mac - Advertisements - North American Campaign
... Legal Copy—Every time PC says something positive about himself, the legal copy that appears on the screen increases ... He finally states that PCs are now 100% trouble-free, and the legal copy covers the whole screen ...
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... write/modify requires permission 3 0x0008 Owner read/copy requires permission 4 0x0010 Group delete/rename/attribute change requires permission 5 0x0020 Group execute requires permission ...

More definitions of "copy":

  • (verb): Make a replica of.
    Example: "Copy that drawing"
    Synonyms: re-create
  • (verb): Copy down as is.
    Example: "The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over"
  • (noun): Matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials.
    Synonyms: written matter
  • (noun): Material suitable for a journalistic account.
    Example: "Catastrophes make good copy"
  • (noun): A secondary representation of an original.
    Example: "She made a copy of the designer dress"
  • (verb): Biology: reproduce or make an exact copy of.
    Example: "Copy the genetic information"
    Synonyms: replicate
  • (verb): Reproduce someone's behavior or looks.
    Example: "Children often copy their parents or older siblings"
    Synonyms: imitate, simulate

Famous quotes containing the word copy:

    He was the mark and glass, copy and book,
    That fashioned others.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility.
    Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)

    I believe it has been said that one copy of The Times contains more useful information than the whole of the historical works of Thucydides.
    Richard Cobden (1804–1865)