drum printer

drum printer

noun Computers.
a line printer that uses a rotating drum with raised characters, against which the paper is pressed.

Origin:
1965–70

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drum printer

noun
a line printer in which the type is mounted on a rotating drum that contains a full character set for each printing position 
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