lpt

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LPT definition


/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.
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