Definition of Dot matrix

1. Noun. A rectangular matrix of dots from which written characters can be formed.

Generic synonyms: Matrix

Definition of Dot matrix

1. Adjective. (Of a printer) which prints by stamping an array of tiny dots onto the paper ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dot Matrix

dot ball
dot blot
dot bomb
dot com
dot com company
dot dot dot
dot matrix (current term)
dot matrix printer
dot matrix printers
dot printer
dot product
dot products
dot the i's and cross the t's
dot to dot

Literary usage of Dot matrix

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1. Teachers & Technology: Making the Connection by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"In 1989, for example, schools had one printer for every three computers, although more than 90 percent of these printers were the slower dot-matrix kind. ..."

2. A History of the Personal Computer: The People and the Technology by Roy A. Allan (2001)
"In the 1980's many other companies started competing in the low cost dot matrix printer market. Some of these were NEC, Okidata and TEC. ..."

3. Combinatory Vocabulary of CAD-CAM in Mechanical Engineering: A French (1994)
"... degree of freedom dot-matrix plotter; electrostatic plotter drawing drum plotter drum plotter dynamic tool display edge electrostatic plotter; ..."

4. Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States: Annotated for Statistical ...edited by Stephen Koplan, Deanna Tanner Okun edited by Stephen Koplan, Deanna Tanner Okun (2006)
"60 dot matrix No. 90 Other J No. Other: Laser: 8471.60.61 00 Capable of producing more ... 60 dot matrix No. Other: 8471.60.70 Units suitable for physical ..."

5. Measurements for Competitiveness in Electronics (1994)
"Among the technologies for dot-matrix flat-panel emissive displays, plasma displays are the most widely produced in the world.38 Plasma displays are ..."

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