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dot matrix

n.
A grid of dots or pins used to form characters or designs, as by some computer printers and visual display units.
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Noun1.dot matrix - a rectangular matrix of dots from which written characters can be formed
matrix - (mathematics) a rectangular array of quantities or expressions set out by rows and columns; treated as a single element and manipulated according to rules
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dot matrix (printer)

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Tenders are invited for Supply of Mobile Device & Portable Dot Matrix Bluetooth Printer to carry out Spot Billing (Under MR Head) Eligibility Criteria : 6.
1 brand in Point-of-Sale (POS) systems, is ready to help customers using thermal POS printers with regard to this new government regulation by offering its other reliable Epson printer technology that can be used for POS systems: dot matrix technology.
In June 1993 the front page article in Holography News[R] summarised the claims and counter-claims between CFC Applied Holographics Inc, Crown Roll Leaf Inc and 3D AG regarding the alleged theft of trade secrets covering dot matrix origination methods and rainbow patterns.
Epson has announced the Middle East launch of the LQ-2190 dot matrix printer, which is the improved replacement for the successful Epson LQ-2180.
Epson, a global imaging leader, has launched its fastest flatbed dot matrix printer to date, featuring its new print speed enhancer technology, which enables high speed printing of bit image data under Windows environment.
Additional applications include circuit fault and large scale muti-color light bars, large display edge illumination, dot matrix moving sign displays and other dot matrix arrays where each LED needs to be individually addressable.
As the substrate travels beneath the printhead, a controller signals solenoids within the printhead to eject drops of ink, forming characters in a dot matrix pattern on the substrate (in this case, extruded rubber).
Other products will include a mini-chrome colour LCD, a lift monitoring system, ultra slim dot matrix displays, an EN buzzer, a voice synthesizer and slim-line LED hall lanterns.
The MultiPrint system can print either valve-generated, dot matrix characters or piezoelectric-generated, high resolution, fully formed characters or a combination of both.
Our original 12 dot matrix printers have been expanded to a total of 31 dot matrix, thermal, and continuous feed laser printers," says Gary Richmond, data center manager.
This source of clean, precise, permanent package coding has now added the flexibility of dot matrix technology, giving food and beverage processors a '90s coding system that incorporates the best of both concepts.
From the daisywheel printer came dot matrix printers, which eventually made the daisywheel obsolete.