from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A high-speed printing device, primarily used in data processing, that prints an entire line of type as a unit instead of printing each character individually.
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- n. A high-speed impact printer, most often used by older mainframes, that prints an entire line in a single operation
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. printer that serves as an output device on a computer; prints a whole line of characters at a time
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