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(graphic arts)
A duplicating device for making copies by means of a stretched stencil and ink roller.



a stencil-printing machine for rapid duplication of documents in small- and medium-sized batches. The stencil is made on special stencil paper by typewriter or by photoelectric, photomechanical, or galvanic means. The stencil is set on a drum whose surface is inked by an inking device. During printing, ink is forced through the openings of the stencil and onto a sheet of paper. The sheets are fed by an automatic friction feeder along an inclined tray, pass between the printing drum and the stencil, receive the ink image, and are fed out to a receiving tray. The mimeograph can print 6,000 copies per hour on large-format sheets (30 X 45 cm), but the copies are not of high quality.

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Peale understood that the purpose of the mimeographed newsletter and the purpose of Guidepost was to convey a message--not to showcase the artsy talents of the staff.
The one-inch square mimeographed pages were stapled on the insides of matchbooks donated by local business.
1 on April 25, 1967, a four-page mimeographed edition with hand-drawn headlines and crudely typewritten articles under the nameplate, "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service.
1943, he delivered a series of lectures, later mimeographed and
Much of the work presented here is culled from long out-of-print journals, mimeographed magazines, self-published pamphlets, and books with little circulation outside of a small circle of initiates.
The Red Book began as an 8-page mimeographed report assembled in 1937 by the Committee on Immunization and Therapeutic Procedures for Acute Infectious Diseases (currently the Committee on Infectious Diseases) and titled "Immunization Procedures.
According to The Draft, the ship's mimeographed newspaper, "Hardly had the ship's bow crossed the line when King Neptune flew the Jolly Roger and Davey Jones was sighted by the Watch.
Rainier National Park, which survived only in several mimeographed typescripts until they were discovered in 1995 by anthropologists.
It's come a long way from a mimeographed sheet of classified ads to one of the top titles in the firearms field.
His election was a grass-roots effort in the finest tradition, with volunteers creating handmade signs and mimeographed fliers.
The large diptych Our World, 1965, 2005, is a copy of a mimeographed gay publication from the pre-Stonewall era, defiantly filled with all the biting ninnyisms of that day's gay patois.
Two and a half decades after he first assembled his black and white mimeographed journal, the octogenarian is still a reader and friend.