Wiktionary:Word of the day/March 11

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Word of the day for March 11
dot matrix n
  1. (computing) A two-dimensional array or pattern of dots used (for example, by a display device or a printer) to represent alphanumeric characters and pictures.
  2. (computing) Clipping of dot matrix printer.
PointingHand.svg German inventor Rudolf Hell, who developed a dot-matrix-based teleprinter called the Hellschreiber in the 1920s, died on this day in 2002.
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