a printer that produces output by selectively heating a heat-sensitive paper (thermal paper) in patterns corresponding to the characters to be produced.
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Origin of thermal printer
First recorded in 1980–85
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British Dictionary definitions for thermal printer
computing another name for electrothermal printer
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