impact printer

noun

Definition of impact printer

: a printing device in which a printing element directly strikes a surface (as in a typewriter)

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impact printing noun
Dot-matrix printing encompasses a wide array of printing technologies from traditional impact printing to ink-jet, laser, and thermal printing processes. Interact

First Known Use of impact printer

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Impact printer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/impact%20printer. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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