printhead

or print head

[ print-hed ]
/ ˈprɪntˌhɛd /

noun Computers.

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

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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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