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spooler

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noun spool·er \ˈspü-lər\

Definition of spooler

  1. :  a computer utility that regulates data flow by receiving data (as from a word processor), queuing the data in a buffer, and then transmitting it (as to a printer) with increased efficiency



1971

First Known Use of spooler

1971


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