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printwheel

(ˈprɪntˌwiːl)
n
(Computer Science) another name for daisywheel

dai′sy wheel`


n.
a small spoked wheel with raised numbers, letters, etc., on the tips of the spokes: used as the printing element in some typewriters and computer printers.
[1975–80]
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The printwheel on my typewriter is broken, and the company no longer produces the part I need.
The other type of typewriter has typeface that is affixed to an interchangeable element: a ball, printwheel, or (rarely) thimble.
Other possible clues may be obtained from individual defects in the type bar, ball element, or printwheel that can be compared to the typed characters on the note.