[syn: printer, printing machine]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Printer \Print"er\, n.
One who prints; especially, one who prints books, newspapers,
engravings, etc., a compositor; a typesetter; a pressman.
Printer's devil, Printer's gauge. See under Devil, and
Printer's ink. See Printing ink, below.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: someone whose occupation is printing [syn: printer,
2: (computer science) an output device that prints the results
of data processing
3: a machine that prints [syn: printer, printing machine]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
71 Moby Thesaurus words for "printer":
Linotyper, apprentice printer, bibliognost, bibliographer,
biblioklept, bibliolater, bibliomane, bibliomaniac, bibliopegist,
bibliophage, bibliophile, bibliopole, bibliopolist, bibliotaph,
bibliothec, bibliothecaire, bibliothecary, book agent,
book collector, book printer, book publisher, book salesman,
book-stealer, bookbinder, bookdealer, booklover, bookmaker,
bookman, bookseller, bookworm, cataloger, chief librarian,
college editor, composing room, compositor, copy editor, curator,
devil, dictionary editor, editor, editor-in-chief, electrotyper,
executive editor, juvenile editor, keyboarder, librarian,
library director, makeup man, managing editor, permissions editor,
philobiblist, press, pressman, pressroom, printing office,
printshop, production editor, proofer, proofroom, publisher,
publishers, publishing house, reference editor,
reference librarian, stereotyper, stoneman, textbook editor,
trade editor, typesetter, typist, typographer
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):
A peripheral device for producing text and images
on paper. There are many different types, broadly grouped
into "impact printers" and "non-impact printers".
Compare plotter. See also Braille printer, tree-killer.