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Meaning of “printer” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of printer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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printernoun [C]

 us   /ˈprɪn·tər/
a ​machineconnected to a ​computer that ​prints onto ​paper using ​ink: a ​laser printer A printer is also a ​person whose ​job is to ​printmaterial.
(Definition of printer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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printernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈprɪntər/
IT a ​piece of ​equipment used for ​printingdocuments and ​images, that is ​connected to a ​computer: a color/​high-speed printer
a ​person or ​company whose ​job is to ​printbooks, ​newspapers, or other ​documents: We are a ​commercial printer ​offering pre-press, ​printing, and bindery ​services. The ​book is now at the printers.
(Definition of printer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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