Printer definition

prĭntər
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A device that prints text or graphics on paper.
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One that prints, especially one whose occupation is printing.
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A person whose work or business is printing.
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A device that prints.
  • One that makes copies by chemical or photographic means.
  • A device, controlled by a computer, that prints that computer's output on paper.
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The operator of a printing press or owner of a printing business.
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The definition of a printer is a machine used to transfer text or images to paper, or a person or company whose job it is to produce text or images on paper.

A device made by Canon or HP that you hook up to your computer and that uses ink to put images from your computer onto paper is an example of a printer.

The company that takes the proof of a newspaper and produces hundreds of copies of the paper is an example of a printer.

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One who makes prints.
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(computing) A device, usually attached to a computer, used to print text or images onto paper. Also see plotter.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
printer
Plural:
printers

Origin of printer

  • print + -er.

    From Wiktionary