line printer

noun

Definition of line printer

: a high-speed printing device (as for a computer) that prints each line as a unit rather than character by character

First Known Use of line printer

1955, in the meaning defined above

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“Line printer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/line%20printer. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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