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daisy wheel

Syllabification: dai·sy wheel

Definition of daisy wheel in English:

noun

A device used as a printer in some word processors, consisting of a disc of spokes each terminating in a printing character.
Example sentences
  • When Jim gave me the responsibility for publishing the computer center newsletter, the first thing I did was order new daisy wheels that didn't slash the zeroes.
  • This particular daisy wheel is from the 60s.
  • A few computer programs and special-order daisy wheels are available to transform modern typewriters or word processors to the Dvorak keyboard, but the demand for these products is small.

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