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Hard Copy

A physical document containing information. For example, a printed paper of a spreadsheet is a hard copy, while the same spreadsheet saved to a flash drive is not.
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The Toughwriter III printers will print instant hard copies of all data received by the airborne crew including air traffic controller instructions, e-mail, etc.
The Y2K issue has drawn attention to the need for small businesses to make hard copies of their important computer files -- not only in preparation for Y2K, but as a sound record keeping practice at the end of every year.
Electronic copies of Ophthalmology in the Millennium will be available the week of April 26 and hard copies the week of May 10.
For example, a sales representative who plans to give a presentation at a customer site can print hard copies of the presentation by e-mailing the file attachment to the customer's Printernet printer.
TMO's first Web offering became available in December 1994, when customers were provided with interactive lists of sales offices, service centers and call centers; a history of HP's test-and-measurement business; and the ability to order hard copies of the test-and-measurement product catalog on-line.