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printer's devil

  

      n   an apprentice or errand boy in a printing establishment  
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printer  
      n  
1    a person or business engaged in printing  
2    a machine or device that prints  
3      (Computing)   an output device for printing results on paper  


chain printer  
      n   a line printer in which the type is on a continuous chain, used to print computer output  
dot-matrix printer  
      n     (Computing)   a printer in which each character is produced by a subset of an array of needles at the printhead  
electrothermal printer  
      n     (Computing)   a printer that produces characters by burning the image on specially coated paper,   (Also called)    thermal printer  
image printer  
      n     (Computing)   a printer which uses optical technology to produce an image of a complete page from digital input  
impact printer  
      n   any printing device in which the printing surface strikes the paper, such as a traditional typewriter or a line printer  
   See also       non-impact printer  
jobbing printer  
      n   one who prints mainly commercial and display work rather than books or newspapers  
laser printer  
      n   a quiet high-quality computer printer that uses a laser beam shining on a photoconductive drum to produce characters, which are then transferred to paper  
line printer  
      n   an electromechanical device that prints a line of characters at a time rather than a character at a time, at speeds from about 200 to 3000 lines per minute: used in printing and in computer systems  
non-impact printer  
      n     (Computing)   any printing device in which the images are created without being struck on to the paper, such as a laser printer or ink-jet printer  
printer's devil  
      n   an apprentice or errand boy in a printing establishment  
thermal printer  
      n     (Computing)      another name for       electrothermal printer  

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exp.
take credit for another person's accomplishment
exp.
the best, the dog's bollocks , the bee's knees
exp.
the duck's nuts, the best, the dog's bollocks
n.
something or someone that is regarded as outstanding, extremely good ; the best ; the cream ; the quintessence ; the jewel ; the top ; the bee's knees ; the cat's pyjamas
[UK];[Slang] Refers to the dog's habit of licking its testicles. By extension (and not without humor) the latter probably taste good! Ex: Among their albums,"master of puppets" is likely the dog's bullocks!
exp.
to rattle someone's cage means to do something that is likely to annoy them or unsettle them
exp.
what's up
sms like writing, incorrect form in English
o.
could refer to a very weak cup of tea/pint of beer
n.
(in an auction, negotiation or other business competition) the situation in which the winning party has overrated the pursued object
[Bus.]
n.
a mess, a failure
[Slang];[UK] it comes from the cooking domain where the phrase described a dish that was not tasty enough and therefore thrown away to dogs
n.
means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
exp.
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together
exp.
stop talking; refrain from saying something
informal
exp.
be kept waiting
id.
when sth sounds too good to be true and not as good as it seems to be and you suspect that there is a hidden problem
exp.
kill someone; cause a big damage to someone
exp.
to lose one's temper
very familiar
exp.
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
id.
make a lot of efforts to understand something
n.
he is trying to perusal-de someone to do what he doesn't want to do. Il fait pression sur moi.
exp.
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"
n.
one who solves people's problems
exp.
something is easy to do
v.
have a look at sth
[UK];[Slang] Comes from cockney rhyming slang for "butcher's hook" = "look" Ex.: A: "What are you looking at?" B: "I'm just having a butcher's at this butcher's hook!"
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