Associations to the word «Copy»


COPY, noun. The result of copying; an identical duplicate of an original.
COPY, noun. An imitation, sometimes of inferior quality.
COPY, noun. (journalism) The text that is to be typeset.
COPY, noun. (journalism) A gender-neutral abbreviation for copy boy
COPY, noun. (marketing) The output of copywriters, who are employed to write material which encourages consumers to buy goods or services.
COPY, noun. (uncountable) The text of newspaper articles.
COPY, noun. A school work pad.
COPY, noun. A printed edition of a book or magazine.
COPY, noun. Writing paper of a particular size, called also bastard.
COPY, noun. (obsolete) That which is to be imitated, transcribed, or reproduced; a pattern, model, or example.
COPY, noun. (obsolete) An abundance or plenty of anything.
COPY, noun. (obsolete) copyhold; tenure; lease
COPY, noun. (genetics) The result of gene or chromosomal duplication.
COPY, verb. (transitive) To produce an object identical to a given object.
COPY, verb. (transitive) (computing) To place a copy of an object in memory for later use.
COPY, verb. (transitive) To imitate.
COPY, verb. (transitive) (radio) To receive a transmission successfully.
COPY AND PASTE, verb. (computing) to copy data from one location and paste it to another.
COPY BOY, noun. (publishing) A person employed to carry copy and run errands.
COPY BOYS, noun. Plural of copy boy
COPY CAT, noun. Alternative spelling of copycat
COPY CONSTRUCTOR, noun. (computing) A constructor that takes an existing instance as a parameter and copies its values.
COPY DESK, noun. The desk at which newspaper copy is edited.
COPY DESK, noun. The staff responsible for editing copy.
COPY EDIT, verb. (transitive) To correct the spelling, grammar, formatting, etc. of printed material and prepare it for typesetting, printing, or online publishing.
COPY EDITED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of copy edit
COPY EDITING, noun. The correction of the spelling, grammar, formatting, etc. of printed material and preparation of it for typesetting, printing, or online publishing.
COPY EDITOR, noun. Someone who corrects printed material and prepares it for typesetting, printing, or online publishing.
COPY EDITS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of copy edit
COPY MACHINE, noun. Photocopier
COPY NUMBER, noun. (genetics) The number of copies of a gene or plasmid within a cell's genome.
COPY NUMBER, noun. (library science) The identification number assigned to a specific copy of a work.
COPY NUMBER POLYMORPHISM, noun. (genetics) The normal variation in the number of copies (normally two) of a gene, or of sequences of DNA, in the genome of a specific individual
COPY NUMBER VARIATION, noun. (genetics) The variation of the number of copies (normally two) of a gene, or of sequences of DNA, in the genome of a specific individual; has been linked to some diseases
COPY PROTECTION, noun. A software or hardware mechanism designed to prevent copying.
COPY ROOM, noun. A room in a school or business set aside for the copy machines.
COPY SHOP, noun. A shop that offers photocopying and printing services.
COPY SHOPS, noun. Plural of copy shop
COPY SORT, noun. (advertising) An advertising research technique measuring individual phrases and verbal ideas in a commercial by the audience's levels of attention or recall, relevance, and feelings.
COPY SORT, noun. (advertising) An advertising research technique designed to complement the Picture Sort when deconstructing the audience's experience of a television commercial.
COPY SORTS, noun. Plural of copy sort
COPY TEST, noun. (advertising) A method of market research that predicts in-market performance of an ad before it airs.
COPY TEST, noun. (advertising) A research tool that evaluates the execution and promise of an ad by analyzing audience levels of attention, brand linkage, motivation, entertainment, communication, as well as breaking down the ad’s Flow of Attention and Flow of Emotion.
COPY TEST, noun. (advertising) A method of advertising research also known as a pre-test.
COPY TYPIST, noun. A typist who types up written notes or drafts, rather than typing from dictation.
COPY WRITER, noun. A writer of advertising copy.

Dictionary definition

COPY, noun. A reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record).
COPY, noun. A thing made to be similar or identical to another thing; "she made a copy of the designer dress"; "the clone was a copy of its ancestor".
COPY, noun. Matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials.
COPY, noun. Material suitable for a journalistic account; "catastrophes make good copy".
COPY, verb. Copy down as is; "The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over".
COPY, verb. Reproduce someone's behavior or looks; "The mime imitated the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or older siblings".
COPY, verb. Reproduce or make an exact copy of; "replicate the cell"; "copy the genetic information".
COPY, verb. Make a replica of; "copy that drawing"; "re-create a picture by Rembrandt".

Wise words

The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.