noun print·er \ˈprin-tər\

: a machine that is used for printing documents, photographs, etc.

: a person or company whose business is printing books, magazines, etc.

Full Definition of PRINTER

:  one that prints: as
a :  a person engaged in printing
b :  a device used for printing; especially :  a machine for printing from photographic negatives
c :  a device (as an ink-jet printer) that produces printout

Examples of PRINTER

  1. I need a new printer for my office.
  2. Benjamin Franklin was originally a printer.
  3. The manuscript was sent to the printer yesterday.

First Known Use of PRINTER

PRINTERS Defined for Kids


noun print·er \ˈprin-tər\

Definition of PRINTER for Kids

:  a person or company whose business is making copies of text and images
:  a machine that produces text and images on paper
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