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Definition of "printer" []

  • One that prints, especially one whose occupation is printing. (noun)
  • A device that prints text or graphics on paper. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "printer" in a sentence
  • "There is also a printer to the state, or _state printer_, whose business it is to print the journal, bills, reports, and other papers and documents of the two houses of the legislature, and all the laws passed at each session."
  • "- After a week with nothing to report, we finally have a few new networking-related KB articles this time around: 978943 Windows Server 2008 R2-based NLB nodes remain in a converging state indefinitely 979602 Error message when you try to connect to a printer by using an alias (CNAME) resource record: "Windows couldn't connect to the printer& ..."
  • "June 27, 2008 at 1:47 am gives a new meaning to the term printer problem"