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(computer science)
A printed output of a data-processing machine or system.



(Russian, tabuliagramma), a printed report, produced by a tabulator or by a printer capable of printing 70–140 characters per line, of the output of a tabulator or electronic computer.

In one machine cycle there is recorded on a printout a horizontal line containing data from a single punch card or from a single storage record, with symbols, indexes, textual material, and digital information being printed at the same time. In addition and subtraction, the results may be entered on the printout at the ends of columns of the given groups of figures. In multiplication, division, and certain other operations, the operands and computation results may be printed in a single line. A printout may also contain graphs.

The output of a tabulator or computer may be printed on tape, continuous paper, forms, cards, or bills.


(PRINTer OUTput) Same as hard copy.
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They determined that electronic versions of e-mail were records in their own right and that the existence of paper printouts did not invalidate their record status unless they included all significant material contained in the electronic records.
To work with this printing problem in a more creative fashion, I decided to see what students could do with the printouts in combination with other materials.
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PASADENA - The crowd around Mike Williams' locker had mostly cleared by the time Pete Carroll found him after the game to give him a hug, a handshake and a printout of the game statistics.
During business hours, management offices are able to keep abreast with steam heating and hot water system operations by polling each fuel computer by telephone and obtaining a printout of the incoming data on an in-house printer.
They also perform pre- or posttest assembly, apply verification marking, communicate with other production-control computers, store alternate test programs for quick changeover, and store test data for later display, printout or downloading to spreadsheets.
Fibers are fed into a machine I that spews out a digital printout of their age.
Finally, both the patient and the physician get a printout of the entire session.
Linguistic examinations can compare a written communication with a voice communication or a typewritten text with a computer printout.