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laser printer

noun
1.
Computers. a high-speed printer that uses a laser to form dot-matrix patterns and an electrostatic process to fuse metallic particles to paper a page at a time: capable of producing a variety of character fonts, graphics, and other symbols.
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British Dictionary definitions for laser printer

laser printer

noun
1.
a quiet high-quality computer printer that uses a laser beam shining on a photoconductive drum to produce characters, which are then transferred to paper
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laser printer in Culture

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A type of printer that provides high-resolution images. A laser produces an image on a rotating drum, which is then rolled through a type of ink that transfers to the places illuminated by the laser.

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