Line printer. The Unix print command. This does not actually print files but rather copies (or links) them to a spool area from where a daemon copies them to the printer.
plural LPs, LP’s. 1. a phonograph record played at 33 1/3 r.p.m.; long-playing record. 1. Lord Privy Seal. abbreviation (in Britain) 1. Lord Privy Seal noun 1. 2. long play: a slow-recording facility on a VCR which allows twice the length of material to be recorded on a tape from that of standard play abbreviation […]
1. Lord Privy Seal.
- Lp spooler
printer A line printer spooler. (2000-04-03)
/L-P-T/ or /lip’it/ or /lip-it’/ Line printer. Rare under Unix, more common among hackers who grew up with ITS, MS-DOS, CP/M and other operating systems that were strongly influenced by early DEC conventions. [Jargon File]