(computing) a printer that produces characters by burning the image on specially coated paper Also called thermal printer
[ih-lek-troh-thur-muh l] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈθɜr məl/ adjective 1. pertaining to both electricity and heat, especially to the production of heat by electric current. /ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈθɜːməl/ adjective 1. concerned with both electricity and heat, esp the production of electricity by heat
[ih-lek-troh-tin] /ɪˈlɛk troʊˌtɪn/ verb (used with object), electrotinned, electrotinning. 1. to plate or coat (a base metal) with by electrolysis.
/ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌtɪnt/ noun 1. a printing block made by drawing on a metal plate with varnish and electrolytically depositing a layer of metal on the nonvarnished areas of the plate
[ih-lek-trot-n-uh s, ee-lek-] /ɪ lɛkˈtrɒt n əs, ˌi lɛk-/ noun, Physiology. 1. the altered state of a nerve during the passage of an electric current through it. /ɪlɛkˈtrɒtənəs; ˌiːlɛk-/ noun 1. (physiol) the change in the state of irritability and conductivity of a nerve or muscle caused by the passage of an electric current electrotonus […]