matrix printing

matrix printing

[′mā·triks ′print·iŋ]
(computer science)
High-speed printing in which characterlike configurations of dots are printed through the proper selection of wire ends from a matrix of wire ends. Also known as stylus printing; wire printing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Suitable for flexo, thermal transfer, ION deposition and dot matrix printing, its matte-coated surface prints equally well on both sides.
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