line printer



  • noun a machine which prints information from a computer, printing one line at a time (the quality is not as good as laser printers or inkjet printers but line printers are the only type which print on multipart stationery)


  • noun a device for printing draft quality information at high speeds, typical output is 200 to 3000 lines per minute


  • A printer which prints a single line at a time. An example is a line-matrix printer.