Saturday, April 2, 2011


facsimile [ fak-SIM-uh'-lee ]
 noun ]
 1. an exact copy
2. a system or device for transmitting and reproducing exact replicas of documents, photographs, etc. by means of radio signals or through telephone lines
3. (adj.) duplicate or reproduced exactly like the original
 Facsimile copies of Vincent Van Gogh's painting, “The Sunflowers” are so popular that they can be found adorning the walls of offices and living rooms all over the world.
 But there are many facsimile copies of the Lincoln documents that remain to be discovered in trunks, behind framed pictures, within the pages of a book or some other unusual place.