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printer port

<hardware, printer> A connector found on many microcomputers intended for attaching a printer. This may be a general-purpose input/output parallel port or may be a special Centronics interface.

Most printers can also be connected to a serial port but that is unlikely to be described as a "printer port".

(1996-01-07)

 


Nearby terms: printed circuit board printer Printer Access Protocol printer port printf PRINT I printing discussion
 

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