laser printer


Definition of laser printer

: a high-resolution printer for computer output that xerographically prints an image formed by a laser

Examples of laser printer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Also, having a thermal laser printer is crucial to efficiently generating shipping labels. Quora, Forbes, 3 June 2021 The HP Neverstop laser printer, for instance, is currently down from $329.99 to $299.99, saving you $30. Nishka Dhawan, USA TODAY, 14 Apr. 2021 It’s the equivalent of the first Homebrew desktop computer or an early laser printer in terms of starting a revolution. John Brandon, Popular Mechanics, 17 Nov. 2020 Just be sure to use a laser printer rather than an ink-jet printer to prevent smearing, or let the ink dry and give it a good spritz with hair spray for protection before applying the medium. Jill Gleeson, Country Living, 31 July 2020 This monochrome laser printer and scanner works best for everyday black and white printing. Paige Szmodis, Popular Mechanics, 10 July 2020 Brother has two under-$500 laser printers that fit all of our needs—the $330 MFC-L3710CW, and the $370 MFC-L3770CDW. Jim Salter, Ars Technica, 24 Apr. 2020 The molds for these arrays can be designed in computer software, then manufactured by a high-resolution 3D laser printer down to the nanometer. Andrew Zaleski, Popular Mechanics, 29 Apr. 2020 Gary Starkweather, who invented the laser printer in defiance of his corporate boss at Xerox, making the direct printing from computer terminals possible in homes and offices, died Dec. 26 at a hospital in Orlando. Matt Schudel, Washington Post, 16 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of laser printer

1979, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of laser printer was in 1979

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12 Jun 2021

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“Laser printer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of laser printer

: a computer printer that prints an image formed by a laser beam

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Kids Definition of laser printer

: a printer for computer output that produces high-quality images formed by a laser

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