Definition of non-printing in English:

non-printing

adjective

  • That does not print or is not printed; specifically (a) Printing designating an area of a plate that does not transfer ink to the paper when printing; (b) Computing designating a character in a text which either does not manifest or is represented as a blank space when the text is printed.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From non- + printing.

Pronunciation

non-printing

/nɒnˈprɪntɪŋ/