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print·er

 (prĭn′tər)
n.
1. One that prints, especially one whose occupation is printing.
2. A device that prints text or graphics on paper.
3. A 3D printer.

printer

(ˈprɪntə)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a person or business engaged in printing
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a machine or device that prints
3. (Computer Science) computing an output device for printing results on paper

print•er

(ˈprɪn tər)

n.
1. a person or firm engaged in the business of printing.
2. a machine used for printing.
3. a computer output device that produces a paper copy of data or graphics.
[1495–1505]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.printer - someone whose occupation is printingprinter - someone whose occupation is printing
compositor, setter, typesetter, typographer - one who sets written material into type
proofreader, reader - someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
2.printer - (computer science) an output device that prints the results of data processing
dot matrix printer, dot printer, matrix printer - a printer that represents each character as a pattern of dots from a dot matrix
computer peripheral, peripheral, peripheral device - (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer; "disk drives and printers are important peripherals"
printing machine, printer - a machine that prints
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
3.printer - a machine that printsprinter - a machine that prints    
addressing machine, Addressograph - a printer that automatically prints addresses on letters for mailing
character printer, character-at-a-time printer, serial printer - a printer that prints a single character at a time
electrostatic printer - a printer that uses an electric charge to deposit toner on paper
impact printer - a printer that prints by mechanical impacts
line printer, line-at-a-time printer - printer that serves as an output device on a computer; prints a whole line of characters at a time
machine - any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
page printer, page-at-a-time printer - a printer that prints one page at a time
printer - (computer science) an output device that prints the results of data processing
thermal printer - a printer that produces characters by applying heat to special paper that is sensitive to heat
typesetting machine - a printer that sets textual material in type
Translations
آلة طِباعَهطِبَاععامِل طِباعَهمَطْبَعَة
tiskařtiskárna
printertrykkerbogtrykker
tulostinpainajaprintteri
pisačprintertiskar
nyomdásznyomtatóprinter
prentari
印刷機印刷者プリンター印刷業者
인쇄기인쇄업자
tlačiartlačiareň
tiskalnik
štampač
skrivaretryckare
เครื่องพิมพ์ผู้พิมพ์
máy inngười làm nghề xuất bản

printer

[ˈprɪntəʳ] N
1. (= person) → impresor(a) m/f
printer's inktinta f de imprenta
printer's markpie m de imprenta
2. (Comput) (= machine) → impresora f

printer

[ˈprɪntər] n
(= machine) → imprimante f
(= person) → imprimeur m
to sent a manuscript to the printer's → envoyer un manuscrit à l'imprimeur, envoyer un manuscrit chez l'imprimeur

printer

nDrucker m; the text has gone to the printerder Text ist in Druck gegangen

printer

[ˈprɪntəʳ] n (person) → tipografo/a; (machine) → stampante m
at the printer's (book) → in tipografia
printer's error → errore m di stampa
printer's ink → inchiostro tipografico

print

(print) noun
1. a mark made by pressure. a footprint; a fingerprint.
2. printed lettering. I can't read the print in this book.
3. a photograph made from a negative. I entered three prints for the photographic competition.
4. a printed reproduction of a painting or drawing.
verb
1. to mark (letters etc) on paper (by using a printing press etc). The invitations will be printed on white paper.
2. to publish (a book, article etc) in printed form. His new novel will be printed next month.
3. to produce (a photographic image) on paper. He develops and prints his own photographs.
4. to mark designs on (cloth etc). When the cloth has been woven, it is dyed and printed.
5. to write, using capital letters. Please print your name and address.
ˈprinter noun
1. a machine that prints texts from a computer.
2. a person who prints books, newspapers etc.
ˈprinting noun
the work of a printer.
ˈprinting-press noun
(also press) a machine for printing.
ˈprint-out noun
the printed information given by a computer.
in / out of print
(of books) available/unavailable to be bought from the publisher. That book has been out of print for years.

printer

طِبَاع, مَطْبَعَة tiskař, tiskárna printer, trykker Drucker εκτυπωτής, τυπογράφος impresora, tipógrafo painaja, tulostin imprimante, imprimeur pisač, tiskar stampante, tipografo 印刷業者, 印刷機 인쇄기, 인쇄업자 drukker, printer skriver, trykkeriarbeider drukarka, drukarz impressor, impressora печатник, принтер skrivare, tryckare เครื่องพิมพ์, ผู้พิมพ์ matbaacı, yazıcı máy in, người làm nghề xuất bản 印刷工, 打印机
References in classic literature ?
We encourage the preachers, the editors, the printers, etc.
Our books are manually the work of printers and papermakers; you may cut an author's hand off and he is as good an author as before.
The 'Whale' is only half through the press; for, wearied with the long delays of the printers, and disgusted with the heat and dust of the Babylonish brick-kiln of New York, I came back to the country to feel the grass, and end the book reclining on it, if I may.
To-day, about three o'clock, the proofs of this paper arrived from the printers.
In that day there were few salaried editors in the country outside of New York, and the only hope we could have was of some place as printers in an office which we might finally buy.
The third part was only planned; but the first book of the first part was left in manuscript by Wordsworth--though in manuscript, it is said, in no great condition of forwardness for the printers.
The next day the numerous subscribers to a certain liberal journal read, among the Paris items, the following article, inserted authoritatively by Chaboisseau and Metivier, share-holders in the said journal, brokers for publishers, printers, and paper-makers, whose behests no editor dared refuse:--
Published by the Queen's Printers For her Majesty's Stationery Office.
Jour printer by trade; do a little in patent medi- cines; theater-actor -- tragedy, you know; take a turn to mesmerism and phrenology when there's a chance; teach singing-geography school for a change; sling a lecture sometimes -- oh, I do lots of things -- most anything that comes handy, so it ain't work.
Catherine's library was select, and its state of dilapidation proved it to have been well used, though not altogether for a legitimate purpose: scarcely one chapter had escaped, a pen-and-ink commentary - at least the appearance of one - covering every morsel of blank that the printer had left.
How D'Artagnan became acquainted with a Poet, who had turned Printer for the sake of printing his own Verses
He induced Calvin Thomas, a poor and youthful printer, to publish a small volume of his verses under the title "Tamerlane and Other Poems.