from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A dense grid of dots or pins used to form characters or designs, as by some computer printers and visual display units.

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  • adj. which prints by stamping an array of tiny dots onto the paper

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  • n. a rectangular matrix of dots from which written characters can be formed


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  • Also the name of the robot servant voiced by Joan Rivers in Spaceballs, The Movie. See Dot Matrix.

    March 16, 2011

  • Younger sister of daisy wheel.

    March 16, 2011