Definition of printer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈprɪntə/


1A person whose job or business is commercial printing.
Example sentences
  • Their success brought so much business to the printers that they were unable to cope with the demand.
  • Mr Marshall told the court he was a commercial printer for 30 years before he retired.
  • When the printer is not the artist, prints that are allocated to the printers are called printers ' proofs.
1.1A machine for printing text or pictures, especially one linked to a computer.
Example sentences
  • So no matter what kind of memory card you use, you can bypass the camera's cables and use your printer as your link to the computer.
  • I had set up a computer and a printer for him, and got his secretary working on the computer.
  • The package included a high spec computer with modem, printer, scanner and software.

Words that rhyme with printer

Jacinta, midwinter, Minter, Pinta, Pinter, splinter, sprinter, tinter, winter

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