Definition of printer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈprɪntə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈprɪntər//
    Computer hardware, In the office
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  1. 1  a machine for printing text on paper, especially one connected to a computer a colour/laser printer See related entries: Computer hardware, In the office
  2. 2  a person or a company whose job is printing books, etc.
  3. 3  printer’s (pl. printers) a place where books, etc. are printed
  4. Extra examples Can you check to see if the printer cable is still plugged into your computer? Connect the printer to your PC with a printer cable. The printer has run off 2 000 copies of the leaflet. The printer won’t print for some reason. You can print to any networked printer in the building.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: printer