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Meaning of PRINTER

Pronunciation:  'printur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a machine that prints
  2. [n]  (computer science) an output device that prints the results of data processing
  3. [n]  someone whose occupation is printing

PRINTER is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: pressman, printing machine
 See Also: addressing machine, Addressograph, Benjamin Franklin, Bodoni, Bradford, character printer, character-at-a-time printer, compositor, computer peripheral, dot matrix printer, dot printer, electrostatic printer, Franklin, Gianbattista Bodoni, Gutenberg, impact printer, Johann Gutenberg, Johannes Gutenberg, line printer, line-at-a-time printer, machine, matrix printer, page printer, page-at-a-time printer, peripheral, peripheral device, proofreader, reader, serial printer, setter, skilled worker, thermal printer, trained worker, typesetter, typesetting machine, typographer, William Bradford



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Print"er\, n.
One who prints; especially, one who prints books, newspapers,
engravings, etc., a compositor; a typesetter; a pressman.

{Printer's devil}, {Printer's gauge}. See under {Devil}, and

{Printer's ink}. See {Printing ink}, below.

Computing Dictionary

A peripheral device for producing text and images on paper. There are many different types, broadly grouped into "impact printers" and "non-impact printers".

Compare plotter. See also braille printer, tree-killer.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a printer in your dream, suggests that you are trying to express a thought or idea in a way that others can understand. Dreaming that the printer is not functioning indicates your difficulties and frustrations in communicating your thoughts across.