Printer terms

Updated: 05/03/2022 by Computer Hope
Typography terms
Top 10 printer terms
Vector graphics plotter machine

Output device
Printer
Pen Plotter
Page setup
Print Screen key
Print preview
Landscape mode
Centronics
Hard copy
Print spooler

Number

3D Printer
4 color printing

A

A4
AIO

B

Bidirectional
Bleed
Borderless printing
Bubble Jet Printer

C
Ink cartridges for a printer

Carbon ribbon
Cartridge
Centronics
Character printer
Cloth ribbon
CMYK
Code 128
Collate
Color printer
Common Unix Printing System
CUPS

D
Dot matrix printer

Daisy wheel
Daisy wheel printer
Default printer
Dot matrix
Dot matrix printer
Dot Per Inch
Downloadable font
DPI
Draft mode
Draft quality
Drum
Drum plotter
Dumb printer

E

ECP
Electrophotography
EPP
EPS

F

Fanfold paper
FF
Flatbed plotter
Folio
Font cartridge
Font scaling
Form feed
Four-color process
Friction feed

G

Gamma correction
GPPM
Graphic pages per minute
Graphics printer
Greeking
Gummed stock

H

Hard copy
Hard font
HPGL
HP LaserJet

I
Inkjet printer

IEEE 1284
Imagesetter
ImageWriter
Impact printer
Indigo
Ink
Ink cartridge
Inkjet printer
Internal font

J

Currently, no listings.

K

Currently, no listings.

L
Laser printer

Landscape mode
LaserJet
Laser printer
LaserWriter
LED printer
Letter-quality
Letter-quality printer
LF
Line caps
Linefeed
Line printer
Line Printer Terminal
Lines per inch
Location-aware printing
Logic-seeking printer
LPD
LPI
LPM
LPT
LQ

M

Margin
Moire
MPP-1150

N

Near typeset-quality
Network Printer
Nibble Mode
NIP
NLQ
Nonimpact printer
Nonprinting codes
Nozzle

O

Offset printing
Orientation
Output device
Overprint

P
Paper jam

Page orientation
Page printer
Page setup
Page size
Pages per minute
Pagination
Pantone Matching System
Paper
Paper feed
Paper jam
Parallel port
Parallel printer
PCL
PDL
Pen Plotter
Photocomposition
Photolithography
Phototypesetter
Pica
Pin feed
Platen
Plotter
PMS
Portrait mode
PostScript
PostScript clone
PPM
Prepress
Print
Printable area
Print area
Print buffer
Printer
Printer Command Language
Printer driver
Printer engine
Printer font
Printer head
Printer port
Printing orientation
Printout
Print preview
Print quality
Print Screen key
Print server
Print spooler
Print wheel
PRN
Process color

Q

Currently, no listings.

R

Registration mark
Repaginate
Resolution enhancement

S

Serial printer
Shadow printing
Sheet feeder
Slug area
Soft font
Solid inkjet printer
Sound hood
Spool
Spool folder
Spooling
Spot color
SPP

T
Toner cartridge for a Brother laser printer

Thermal printer
Thermal transfer paper
Thimble printer
Toner
Toner cartridge
Trichromatic

U

Undercolor separation
Unidirectional

V

Vector graphic
Vector image

W

WYSIWYG
WYSIWYP

X

Currently, no listings.

Y

Currently, no listings.

Z
Zapf dingbat

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