Impact printer



noun
1.
any printing device in which the printing surface strikes the paper, such as a traditional typewriter or a line printer See also non-impact printer

printer
The earlier, noisier kind of printer where part of the mechanism comes into contact with the paper. The term would only be only used in contrast to “non-impact printer”. Examples include line printer, daisy wheel printer, golf ball printer, dot matrix printer, Braille printer.
(1998-10-13)

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