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character printer

[′kar·ik·tər ‚prin·tər]
(graphic arts)

character printer

A printer that prints one character at a time. The typical character printer is the dot matrix printer. See printer.


The Character Printer
The desktop dot matrix printer is the typical character printer. It is also called a "serial dot matrix printer" or "serial matrix printer."
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