print·​out | \ ˈprint-ˌau̇t How to pronounce printout (audio) \

Definition of printout

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a printed record produced automatically (as by a computer)

print out

printed out; printing out; prints out

Definition of print out (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to make a printout of

Examples of printout in a Sentence

Noun She gave me a printout of the directions.
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The tests produced a printout listing the levels of these compounds; abnormally high levels were flagged. Mark Johnson,, 29 Apr. 2022 That request was apparently ignored as an ALSAC staffer was tasked with getting in touch with Nona a few months after her call, according to a printout of a computerized log of interactions with Nona filed in court. David Armstrong, ProPublica, 21 Mar. 2022 Anthony sent me a picture of himself at about 7, a creased computer printout with streaks in the ink and him at the center, skinny in oversized clothes with his ears sticking out and a dutiful smile on his face. Evan Allen,, 30 Dec. 2021 Due to printing delays, voters who will show up in person starting Tuesday through the week’s end will receive a ballot that is a PDF printout of the normal ballot. Laura Hancock, cleveland, 4 Apr. 2022 This means providing the captain with a printout of vital information, including the total of passengers, bags, and cargo onboard. Ramsey Qubein, Outside Online, 10 Feb. 2015 After their run, drivers receive a printout showing their fastest laps and speed. Marc Bona, cleveland, 24 Feb. 2022 If Rite Aid is your go-to spot, log into your Rite Aid account online to receive a printout of your vaccination records. Megan Marples, CNN, 15 Feb. 2022 At the end of the dinner, Arnault pulled out a high-res printout of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s 1982 painting Equals Pi. Rory Satran, WSJ, 8 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of printout


circa 1884, in the meaning defined above


1953, in the meaning defined above

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print·​out | \ ˈprint-ˌau̇t How to pronounce printout (audio) \

Kids Definition of printout

: a printed copy produced by a computer

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