Definition of dot matrix printer in English:

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dot matrix printer

Pronunciation: /ˈˌdät ˈmātriks ˌprin(t)ər/


A printer that forms images of letters, numbers, etc., from a number of tiny dots.
Example sentences
  • A method and apparatus are provided for adaptively controlling printer functions of a dot matrix printer in response to sensing the type of printer ink cartridge being used.
  • Quickly, no one wanted a dot matrix printer anymore.
  • How about a dusty dot matrix printer or monochrome monitor?

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Syllabification: dot ma·trix print·er

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