printer file


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printer file

[′prin·tər ‚fīl]
(computer science)
A file that contains the information that the printer driver needs in order to generate the codes required by the printer.
A document in print image format.
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printer file

(1) A file ready to print that is coded in a high-level language for a particular printer. See page description language and print to disk.

(2) See printer driver.
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