inkjet

adjective
ink·jet | \ˈiŋk-ˈjet \
variants: or less commonly ink-jet

Definition of inkjet 

: of, relating to, or being a printer in which electrically charged droplets of ink are sprayed onto the paper

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ink-jet noun

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Similarly, Filizadeh’s inkjet photo-prints of lavish if often inscrutable costume-dramas, often starring himself as static protagonist of the historical epic, makes him Tehran’s Eleanor Antin. Christopher Knight, latimes.com, "In Iranian art show at LACMA, the past wrestles with the present," 4 June 2018 Color inkjet cartridges cost about $25; color laser cartridges can reach $250, but need to be changed less frequently. Nicole Sforza, ELLE Decor, "Fine Print," 5 July 2012 By now inkjet and laser printers are home-office staples. Nicole Sforza, ELLE Decor, "Fine Print," 5 July 2012 Definitely a cooler snack choice than the Yogurtland on the premises, and a worthy stop for adventurous eaters after a hard day of shopping for inkjet cartridges. Rico Gagliano, Los Angeles Magazine, "Filipino Food Gems Are Hiding in Plain Sight in This East Hollywood Strip Mall," 14 Mar. 2018 Instead, laser printers excel at creating sharp, crisp text with basic visual elements, and spitting those pages out at a faster rate than inkjet printers. Ian Paul, PCWorld, "A 70% discount makes this color laser printer cheaper than used black-and-white printers," 6 Mar. 2018 Image Attached, 2013,’Angela Valella (b. 1948, Havana; lives in Miami), inkjet print on silver metallic paper; ‘Untitled, 2006-2007,’ Gean Moreno (b. 1972, New York; lives in Miami), mixed media on canvas. Anne Tschida, miamiherald, "Despite controversy, Cuban art exhibit reflects a fascinating history," 2 Oct. 2017 After years of hating our Canon and Epson inkjet printers, how nice to fall in love with a new Brother monochrome laser printer. Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY, "Features consumers want to try first on iPhone X," 4 Nov. 2017 My teenage bedroom is covered in centerfolds from Teen Beat and faded inkjet printouts of Leonardo DiCaprio and Jakob Dylan. Michele Filgate, Longreads, "What My Mother and I Don’t Talk About," 10 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of inkjet

1973, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of inkjet was in 1973

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ink-jet

adjective
\ˈiŋk-ˈjet\

Kids Definition of ink-jet

: relating to or being a printer in which droplets of ink are sprayed onto the paper

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