1. [ noun ] (computer science) a printer that represents each character as a pattern of dots from a dot matrix
Synonyms: matrix_printer dot_matrix_printer
Related terms: printer ink-jet_printer dot_matrix_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: matrix_printer wire_matrix_printer wire_printer stylus_printer dot_matrix_printer
Related terms: impact_printer dot_matrix_printer printer ink-jet_printer
Similar spelling:   dot_product