dot matrix printer

(redirected from Dot-matrix printers)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dot matrix printer - a printer that represents each character as a pattern of dots from a dot matrixdot matrix printer - a printer that represents each character as a pattern of dots from a dot matrix
ink-jet printer - a printer that produces characters by projecting electrically charged droplets of ink
printer - (computer science) an output device that prints the results of data processing
stylus printer, wire matrix printer, wire printer - an impact printer in which each character is represented by a pattern of dots made by wires or styli
References in periodicals archive ?
Unlike other nonprofit recyclers, Goodwill Industries accepts technology that you thought of as merely a conversation piece or electronic curio - including dot-matrix printers or old PCs powered by 286 processors.
Some inexpensive dot-matrix printers produce traditional computer print, while others produce quality print that rivals that of laser printers.
PFS:Resume & Job Search Pro's sophisticated printer drivers give you superior results from over 250 laser printers and dot-matrix printers -- even 9-pin printers.
The latest line of 24-pin dot-matrix printers are considered ideal for personal printing.
Though dot-matrix printers are the most highly penetrated (71%), followed by inkjets (70%), deployment of laser printers is quite significant among India medium businesses.