1. [ noun ] (computer science) a printer that represents each character as a pattern of dots from a dot matrix
Synonyms: matrix_printer dot_printer
Related terms: printer ink-jet_printer
2. [ noun ] (computer science) an impact printer in which each character is represented by a pattern of dots made by wires or styli
Synonyms: wire_matrix_printer wire_printer dot_printer stylus_printer matrix_printer
Related terms: impact_printer printer ink-jet_printer