printhead

Definitions

Computing

  • noun a row of needles in a dot matrix printer that produce characters as a series of dots
  • noun the metal form of a character that is pressed onto an inked ribbon to print the character on paper

Electronics

  • In a character printer, a component or mechanism which deposits or otherwise transfers ink onto the paper or other suitable medium. Also spelled print head. Also called printer head.
  • synonymprinter head
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