printer

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noun print·er \ˈprin-tər\

Definition of printer

  1. :  one that prints: such asa :  a person engaged in printingb :  a device used for printing; especially :  a machine for printing from photographic negativesc :  a device (such as an inkjet printer) that produces printout

Examples of printer in a sentence

  1. I need a new printer for my office.

  2. Benjamin Franklin was originally a printer.

  3. The manuscript was sent to the printer yesterday.

15th Century

First Known Use of printer

15th century



PRINTER Defined for English Language Learners

printer

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noun print·er \ˈprin-tər\

Definition of printer for English Language Learners

  • : a machine that is used for printing documents, photographs, etc.

  • : a person or company whose business is printing books, magazines, etc.


PRINTER Defined for Kids

printer

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noun print·er \ˈprin-tər\

Definition of printer for Students

  1. 1 :  a person or company whose business is making copies of text and images

  2. 2 :  a machine that produces text and images on paper



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