daisy wheel printer

daisy wheel

noun
a small metal or plastic wheel with raised, fully formed letter, numbers, and symbols on the tips of petallike spokes: used as the printing element in a type of electronic typewriter or computer printer (daisy wheel printer)
Also called printwheel.


Origin:
1975–80

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