Definition of printhead in English:

printhead

Line breaks: print|head
Pronunciation: /ˈprɪnthɛd
 
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noun

Computing
A component in a printer that assembles and holds the characters and from which the images of the characters are transferred to the printing medium.
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  • It is also possible that the same machine could be both a left hand and right hand machine subject to simple reversal of a printhead ‘module’ (unless a bi-directional printhead is available).
  • Since each inkjet cartridge would have its own printhead, replacement cartridges would be more expensive for these printers.
  • Furthermore, a doughnut-shaped bubble is formed to eject ink in the printhead, thereby preventing a back flow of ink as well as formation of satellite droplets that may degrade image resolution.

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