printout

noun
print·out | \ˈprint-ˌau̇t \

Definition of printout 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

print out

verb

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.

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True to this template, Kelly clamped down on the free flow of information to Trump, who once rifled through Breitbart articles and conspiracy-stuffed printouts with impunity. Matt Flegenheimer, New York Times, "How Long Can John Kelly Hang On?," 26 Feb. 2018 Most of the scouting report would be handwritten notes from his film breakdown and copious research, while some would be computer printouts (hello, personal printer!). Ben Baskin, SI.com, "Davis Webb Will Be Ready When It’s Time to Step Out of Eli Manning’s Shadow," 6 June 2018 Trump said, before tossing the printout of the ban’s legal defense over his shoulder. Jm Rieger, Washington Post, "Trump wants to limit immigration. He’s scapegoating immigrants in the process.," 26 June 2018 Just bring the ad, printout or photo with you to the register for validation. Doreen Christensen, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Forget Prime Day. These 10 stores will price-match Amazon every day of the week," 9 July 2018 In one corner of her studio, the wall is papered with black-and-white printouts of the work of other artists in what amounts to a sort of shrine. Merrell Hambleton, New York Times, "In the Studio With an Artist Devoted to the Line," 18 Apr. 2018 The glass tabletops protect what appear to be printouts from MapQuest circa 2003. Alex Beggs, Bon Appetit, "The Houston Restaurant That Astronauts—and My Grandparents—Hit Up for Lunch," 6 June 2018 County clerks will review the absentee votes and check the printouts to make sure the numbers were correct when they were transmitted to the State Board of Elections. Thomas Novelly, The Courier-Journal, "Candidate wants recanvass in judicial race won by late Danny Alvarez," 30 May 2018 The printouts, as a matter of public record, were added to the back of the city-council agenda, where Stevens’s tweets soon gained national attention. Alana Semuels, The Atlantic, "The Preacher Who Wanted to Save Silicon Valley’s Soul," 29 May 2018

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First Known Use of printout

Noun

circa 1884, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1953, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of printout was circa 1884

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printout

noun

English Language Learners Definition of printout

: a copy of a document produced by a printer

printout

noun
print·out | \ˈprint-ˌau̇t \

Kids Definition of printout

: a printed copy produced by a computer

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