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thermal printer

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noun Computers.
  1. a printer that produces output by selectively heating a heat-sensitive paper (thermal paper) in patterns corresponding to the characters to be produced.
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Origin of thermal printer

First recorded in 1980–85
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thermal printer

noun
  1. computing another name for electrothermal printer
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