A dot matrix printer.



  • Of, relating to, or writing for printed publications.


  • To produce one or more copies of a text or image on a surface, especially by machine; often used with out or off: print out, print off.
  • To produce a microchip (an integrated circuit) in a process resembling the printing of an image.
  • To write very clearly, especially, to write without connecting the letters as in cursive.
  • To publish in a book, newspaper, etc.
  • To stamp or impress (something) with coloured figures or patterns.
  • To fix or impress, as a stamp, mark, character, idea, etc., into or upon something.
  • To stamp something in or upon; to make an impression or mark upon by pressure, or as by pressure.
  • To display a string on the terminal.
  • To produce an observable value.
  • To fingerprint (a person).



Opposite words


  • From Middle English *printen, prenten, preenten, an apheretic form of emprinten, enprinten (see imprint). Compare Dutch prenten ("to imprint"), Middle Low German prenten ("to print; write"), Danish prente ("to print"), Swedish prenta ("to write German letters"). Compare also Late Old French printer, preindre, from Latin premere ("to press").

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