line printer definition

  • noun:
    • A high-speed printing unit, mostly used in information processing, that prints a complete type of kind as a unit as opposed to printing each personality individually.
    • A high-speed effect printer, most often used by older mainframes, that prints a complete range in a single procedure
    • printer that functions as an output device on a computer; images a whole line of figures at the same time

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