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 for printer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Printer \Print"er\, n.
     One who prints; especially, one who prints books, newspapers,
     engravings, etc., a compositor; a typesetter; a pressman.
     [1913 Webster]
     Printer's devil, Printer's gauge. See under Devil, and
     Printer's ink. See Printing ink, below.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: someone whose occupation is printing [syn: printer,
      2: (computer science) an output device that prints the results
         of data processing
      3: a machine that prints [syn: printer, printing machine]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  71 Moby Thesaurus words for "printer":
     Linotyper, apprentice printer, bibliognost, bibliographer,
     biblioklept, bibliolater, bibliomane, bibliomaniac, bibliopegist,
     bibliophage, bibliophile, bibliopole, bibliopolist, bibliotaph,
     bibliothec, bibliothecaire, bibliothecary, book agent,
     book collector, book printer, book publisher, book salesman,
     book-stealer, bookbinder, bookdealer, booklover, bookmaker,
     bookman, bookseller, bookworm, cataloger, chief librarian,
     college editor, composing room, compositor, copy editor, curator,
     devil, dictionary editor, editor, editor-in-chief, electrotyper,
     executive editor, juvenile editor, keyboarder, librarian,
     library director, makeup man, managing editor, permissions editor,
     philobiblist, press, pressman, pressroom, printing office,
     printshop, production editor, proofer, proofroom, publisher,
     publishers, publishing house, reference editor,
     reference librarian, stereotyper, stoneman, textbook editor,
     trade editor, typesetter, typist, typographer

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      A peripheral device for producing text and images
     on paper.  There are many different types, broadly grouped
     into "{impact printers" and "{non-impact printers}".
     Compare plotter.  See also Braille printer, tree-killer.

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