a xerographic copying process.
a machine for copying by xerography.
verb ( xerox)
copy (a document) by such a process.
ORIGIN 1950s: an invented name, based on xerography .
Eros |ˈeräs; ˈi(ə)räs|
Greek Mythology the god of love, son of Aphrodite. Roman equivalent Cupid.
sexual love or desire.
(in Freudian theory) the life instinct. Often contrasted with Thanatos.
ORIGIN Latin, from Greek, literally ‘sexual love.’