tractor feed


noun

Computers. a mechanism for aligning and transporting paper for a printer by means of pins that catch in perforations along the edges of the paper.

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British Dictionary definitions for tractor feed

tractorfeed
/ (ˈtræktəˌfiːd) /

noun

computing the automatic movement of a continuous roll of edge-perforated paper through the platen of the printer
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