line printer

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line printer

n.
A high-speed printing device that prints an entire line of type at one time.

line printer

n
1. (Computer Science) an electromechanical device that prints a line of characters at a time rather than a character at a time, at speeds from about 200 to 3000 lines per minute: used in printing and in computer systems
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) an electromechanical device that prints a line of characters at a time rather than a character at a time, at speeds from about 200 to 3000 lines per minute: used in printing and in computer systems
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Noun1.line printer - printer that serves as an output device on a computer; prints a whole line of characters at a time
drum printer - a line printer in which the type is mounted on a rotating drum that contains a full character set for each printing position
printing machine, printer - a machine that prints
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Furthermore, the P5220s is the first line printer capable of printing 2,000 lpm at the typical band printer spacing of 8 lines per inch, creating an ideal opportunity to replace aging technology that is expensive to maintain.
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A series of interviews and scheduled demonstrations for band printers and ID band designs led to selection of a vendor, Zebra Technologies.