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printout

or print-out

[ print-out ]
/ ˈprɪntˌaʊt /
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noun Computers.

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
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British Dictionary definitions for printout

print out

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

print out

1

Write by drawing letters as opposed to cursive writing, as in Please print out your name above your signature.

2

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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