from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A document printed from a printing device, especially one using continuously fed paper.
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- n. A hard copy of a program or data set, printed on paper.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the output of a computer in printed form
The "certification of birth" Obama produced is simply a printout from a computer database, printed on fancy paper the day it is requested.
The "certification of birth" Obama provided – a printout from a computer on fancy paper the day it was requested – is not the same as a birth certificate (made at the birth, with the signature and embossed seal) and would NOT provide the proof needed to obtain a security clearance which is held by one in thirty Americans.
ONE HOUR LATER, I'm finally handed a copy of a printout from a computer, which must have taken all of 10 minutes to make.
I remember storming home to my mother with the printout from the library in hand, demanding to know why they hadnâ€ ™ t renamed the swimming hole after me, why people werenâ€ ™ t remembering my name instead of some dumb kid from ancient times who probably didnâ€ ™ t even care about swimming or diving or the Olympics.
The average investor is not getting Warren Buffett to look at his portfolio; he’s getting a printout from a computer model.
So, can you then imagine one such person talking to a peer and coming to the swift realisation that that person, not only wouldn’t recognise a fragment of C++ code if it appeared in printout in front of them, but that they don’t think they need to!
But these can carry a hidden problem: in some localities, voting machines stamp a bar code on the paper record, and it is the bar code, not the human-readable portion of the printout, that is the official record of each individual's vote.
And as best I can tell, Frank, everyone on the printout is a contributor or ` friend 'of the political party not currently in power.
The printout was a computer-generated cacophony of dots that seemed for the most part to show nothing but random noise, as though a convention of ants had walked across the pages for hours.
The news media obediently published the politician's press releases, probably because he claimed that the computer printout, which is sent to all the labs, was a secret document, and because he talked to a few people and called it research.
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