[mim-ee-uh-graf, -grahf] /ˈmɪm i əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
a printing machine with an ink-fed drum, around which a cut waxed stencil is placed and which rotates as successive sheets of paper are fed into it.
a copy made from a mimeograph.
verb (used with object)
to duplicate (something) by means of a mimeograph.
trademark an office machine for printing multiple copies of text or line drawings from an inked drum to which a cut stencil is fixed
a copy produced by this machine
to print copies from (a prepared stencil) using this machine
1889, “copying machine” (invented by Edison), from Greek mimeisthai “to mimic, represent, imitate, portray,” in art, “to express by means of imitation,” from mimos “mime” (see mime (n.)) + -graphos, from graphein “to write” (see -graphy). A proprietary name from 1903 to 1948. The verb meaning “to reproduce by means of a mimeograph” is first attested 1895. Related: Mimeographed; mimeographing.
[mim] /mɪm/ adjective, British Dialect. 1. primly modest or demure. [mahym, meem] /maɪm, mim/ noun 1. the art or technique of portraying a character, mood, idea, or narration by gestures and bodily movements; pantomime. 2. an actor who specializes in this art. 3. an ancient Greek or Roman farce that depended for effect largely upon […]
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database A relational database management system, free for non-commercial use, developed by the Swedish company Upright Database Technology AB. Mimer Home (http://developer.mimer.com). (2002-06-03)
[mi-mee-sis, mahy-] /mɪˈmi sɪs, maɪ-/ noun 1. Rhetoric. imitation or reproduction of the supposed words of another, as in order to represent his or her character. 2. Compare . 3. Biology. . 4. Zoology. . 5. Also, mimosis. Pathology. /mɪˈmiːsɪs/ noun 1. (art, literature) the imitative representation of nature or human behaviour 2. 3. (biology) […]
[mi-met-ik, mahy-] /mɪˈmɛt ɪk, maɪ-/ adjective 1. characterized by, exhibiting, or of the nature of imitation or mimicry: mimetic gestures. 2. mimic or make-believe. /mɪˈmɛtɪk/ adjective 1. of, resembling, or relating to mimesis or imitation, as in art, etc 2. (biology) of or exhibiting mimicry adj. 1630s, “having an aptitude for mimicry,” from Greek mimetikos […]