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printer

[ prin-ter ]
/ ˈprɪn tər /
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noun
a person or thing that prints, especially a person whose occupation is printing.
Computers. an output device that produces a paper copy of alphanumeric or graphic data.
an instrument that automatically records telegraphic messages by means of a printing mechanism activated by incoming signals.
Movies. a photographic machine through which either the negative or positive of a master print can be run, together with unexposed film, to make a duplicate.
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Origin of printer

First recorded in 1495–1505; print + -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM printer

print·er·like, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for printer

printer
/ (ˈprɪntə) /

noun
a person or business engaged in printing
a machine or device that prints
computing an output device for printing results on paper
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