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dot matrix printer


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A printer that creates each character from an array of dots that are usually formed by transferring ink by mechanical impact. It may be a serial printer, printing a character at a time, or a line printer. Once the most widely used type of printer, dot matrix printers are now mainly used where multipart stationery is required.

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