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A machine that prints output from a computer a line at a time rather than character by character.
- ‘A line printer provided high-speed printout to permit rapid program evaluation and change, and evaluation of test missions.’
- ‘Remember, this was all at a time when computing to the rest of us meant running a few thousand punched cards through a mainframe and waiting to get your output the next day from the line printer.’
- ‘When the SLAC Library was started, the Stanford University computing center was a little building with keypunch machines and a line printer.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.