thermal printer
noun Date: 1966 a dot matrix printer (as for a computer) in which heat is applied to the pins of the matrix to form dots on usually heat-sensitive paper

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • thermal printer — printer which uses heat to create images on paper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thermal printer — Computers. a printer that produces output by selectively heating a heat sensitive paper (thermal paper) in patterns corresponding to the characters to be produced. [1980 85] * * * …   Universalium

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  • thermal printer — noun a printer in which fine heated pins form characters on heat sensitive paper …   English new terms dictionary

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  • thermal printer — /θɜməl ˈprɪntə/ (say thermuhl printuh) noun a type of printer which creates an image on a page by means of an array of tiny heating elements which heat special heat sensitive paper …   Australian English dictionary

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