letter quality printer

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letter quality printer

an electronic printer that produces characters resembling those of a typewriter in production quality. Laser printers and daisywheel printers produce letter-quality copy, as do some inkjet printers. Dot matrix printers produce near-letter-quality documents.
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When you're finished with the draft printer and want to start using the letter-quality printer, all you have to do is flip the connecting switch, instead of unplugging one printer and plugging in the other.
Letter-quality printers are rarely used to print graphics.