printhead

or print head

[ print-hed ]
/ ˈprɪntˌhɛd /

noun Computers.

the printing element, as a daisy wheel or thimble, on a computer printer.

Nearby words

  1. printer's devil,
  2. printer's error,
  3. printer's mark,
  4. printer's ream,
  5. printery,
  6. printing,
  7. printing frame,
  8. printing ink,
  9. printing office,
  10. printing paper

Origin of printhead


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British Dictionary definitions for printhead

printhead

/ (ˈprɪntˌhɛd) /

noun

computing a component in a printer that forms a printed character
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