: a usually movable part of a computer printer that contains the printing elements
Examples of printhead in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebInkjet printers use ink for maintenance, such as to moisten the printhead.
The Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, 26 July 2021 After the printhead passes, a roller bar drags a thin layer of powder across the surface and the process repeats a couple hundred, or thousand, times.
Joseph Flaherty, WIRED, 25 Jan. 2013
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