line printer

line printer
noun
printer that serves as an output device on a computer; prints a whole line of characters at a time
Hypernyms: ↑printer, ↑printing machine
Hyponyms: ↑drum printer

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ˈline printer [line printer line printers] noun
a machine that prints very quickly, producing a complete line of print at a time

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