Printer terms

Updated: 07/20/2017 by Computer Hope
Typography terms
Top 10 Printer Terms

PlotterOutput device
Printer
Pen Plotter
3D Printer
Centronics
Page setup
Print screen key
Margin
Print preview
Print spooler

Number

3D Printer
4 color printing

A

A4
AIO

B

Bi-directional
Bleed
Borderless printing
Bubble Jet Printer

C

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

D

Dot matrix printerDaisy 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

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

G

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

H

Hard copy
Hard fonts
HP LaserJet

I

Inkjet printerIEEE-1284
Imagesetter
ImageWriter
Impact printer
Ink
Ink cartridge
Inkjet printer
Internal font

J
Currently no listings
K
Currently no listings
L

Laser printerLandscape mode
Laser printer
LaserJet
LaserWriter
LED printer
Letter quality
Letter-quality printer
LF
Line printer
Line Printer Terminal
Linefeed
Lines per inch
Local Aware Printing
Logic-seeking printer
LPD
LPT

M

Margin
Moire
MPP-1150

N

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

O

Offset printing
Output device
Overprint

P

Paper jamPage 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
PPM
Prepress
Print
Print area
Print buffer
Print preview
Print quality
Print screen key
Print server
Print spooler
Print wheel
Printable area
Printer
Printer Control Language
Printer drivers
Printer engine
Printer font
Printer head
Printer port
Printing orientation
Printout
PRN
Process color

Q
Currently no listings
R

Registration marks
Repagination
Resolution enhancement

S

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

T

TonerThermal printer
Thermal transfer paper
Thimble printer
Toner
Toner cartridge
Trichromatic

U

Undercolor separation
Unidirectional

V
Currently no listings
W
Currently no listings
X
Currently no listings
Y
Currently no listings
Z
Zapf dingbats

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