[ print-out ]
/ ˈprɪntˌaʊt /
output produced by a printer, generally on continuous sheets of paper.
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Origin of printout
First recorded in 1950–55; noun use of verb phrase print out
Words nearby printout
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British Dictionary definitions for printout
verb (tr, adverb)
(of a computer output device, such as a line printer) to produce (printed information)
noun print-out, printout
such printed information
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Idioms and Phrases with printout
Write by drawing letters as opposed to cursive writing, as in Please print out your name above your signature.
Use a computer printer, as in This manuscript is too long to print out, so let's continue using floppy disks. [Second half of 1900s]
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