HyperDic: printer

English > 3 senses of the word printer:
NOUNperson printer, pressmansomeone whose occupation is printing
artifactprinter(computer science) an output device that prints the results of data processing
artifactprinter, printing machinea machine that prints
printer > pronunciation
Soundsprih'ner; prih'nter
RhymesAfrikaner ... yawner: 180 rhymes with ner...
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English > printer: 3 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone whose occupation is printing.
Synonympressman
InstancesBodoni, Gianbattista BodoniItalian printer who designed the Bodoni font (1740-1813)
Bradford, William BradfordUnited States printer (born in England) whose press produced the first American prayer book and the New York City's first newspaper (1663-1752)
Caxton, William CaxtonEnglish printer who in 1474 printed the first book in English (1422-1491)
Franklin, Benjamin Franklinprinter whose success as an author led him to take up politics
Goudy, Frederic Goudy, Frederic William GoudyUnited States printer noted for designing typefaces (1865-1947)
Gutenberg, Johann Gutenberg, Johannes GutenbergGerman printer who was the first in Europe to print using movable type and the first to use a press (1400-1468)
Narrowercompositor, typesetter, setter, typographerOne who sets written material into type
proofreader, readersomeone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections
Broaderskilled worker, trained worker, skilled workmanA worker who has acquired special skills
Spanishimpresor
Catalanimpresor
Verbsprintreproduce by printing
printput into print
English > printer: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaning(computer science) an output device that prints the results of data processing.
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Narrowerdot matrix printer, matrix printer, dot printerA printer / printer that represents each character as a pattern of dots from a dot matrix
Broaderperipheral, computer peripheral, peripheral device(computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer
printer, printing machineA machine that prints
Spanishimpresora
Catalanimpressora
Verbsprintreproduce by printing
printput into print
English > printer: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA machine that prints.
Synonymprinting machine
Narroweraddressing machine, AddressographA printer that automatically prints addresses on letters for mailing
character printer, character-at-a-time printer, serial printerA printer that prints a single character at a time
electrostatic printerA printer that uses an electric charge to deposit toner on paper
impact printerA printer that prints by mechanical impacts
line printer, line-at-a-time printerprinter that serves as an output device on a computer
page printer, page-at-a-time printerA printer that prints one page at a time
printer(computer science) an output device that prints the results of data processing
thermal printerA printer that produces characters by applying heat to special paper that is sensitive to heat
typesetting machineA printer that sets textual material in type
BroadermachineAny mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
Spanishimpresora, impresor, máquina impresora
Catalanimpressora, impressor
Verbsprintreproduce by printing
printput into print

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