What is master copy?

  • (noun): An original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made.
    Synonyms: master, original

Some articles on master copy:

The Pothunters - Annotations
... Jellygraph was a method of making a limited number of copies, about 20 to 80, from a master copy written with a special type of pencil containing ... special pencils are referred to in the story "How many jelly machine things can you raise?" The master copy—on paper—was placed face down in a pan whose bottom was covered in a special gelatin, to ... one at a time by placing blank sheets of paper onto the gelatin after the master copy was removed ...

Famous quotes containing the words copy and/or master:

    Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility.
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    Play the man, Master Ridley; we shall this day light such a candle, by God’s grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
    Hugh Latimer (1485–1555)