Definition of Dot matrix printer

1. Noun. A printer that represents each character as a pattern of dots from a dot matrix.

Exact synonyms: Dot Printer, Matrix Printer
Specialized synonyms: Ink-jet Printer, Stylus Printer, Wire Matrix Printer, Wire Printer
Generic synonyms: Printer



Definition of Dot matrix printer

1. Noun. A type of printer that prints characters using an array of small wires that produce an array of dots when striking the paper ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Dot matrix printer

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1. A History of the Personal Computer: The People and the Technology by Roy A. Allan (2001)
"Epson Epson was one of the initial developers of low cost dot matrix printer technology. Epson's technology evolved from a printing device developed to ..."

2. OECD Territorial Reviews by Oecd (2001)
"... composite in a technique that recalls the method a dot-matrix printer uses to lay down two-dimensional letters by putting dots along a horizontal line. ..."

3. Sdi: A View From Europe by Robert C. Hughes (1995)
"... of "stability" by strategic high priests are nothing other than conceptual constructs that have about them the smudges of the dot matrix printer. ..."

4. Development of ISO-Footcandle Curves for Highway Lighting by Richard A. Zimmer (1994)
"As with the other two programs, the only printer supported is a dot matrix printer excluding the popular Laser Jet series. Information about this program ..."

5. The Future of Money by OECD Staff, Oecd (2002)
"... composite in a technique that recalls the method a dot-matrix printer uses to lay down two-dimensional letters by putting dots along a horizontal line. ..."

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