Definition of printer in English:


Line breaks: print¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈprɪntə


  • 1A person whose job or business is commercial printing.
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    • 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.
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    • 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.

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