non-impact printer


non-im·​pact printer ˌnän-ˈim-ˌpakt- How to pronounce non-impact printer (audio)
: a printing device (such as a laser printer) in which a printing element does not directly strike a surface
non-impact printing noun

Word History

First Known Use

1970, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of non-impact printer was in 1970

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“Non-impact printer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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