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Office equipment and furniture

bubble jet printer

noun

a type of computer printer that uses air to blow ink onto paper

copier

noun

a photocopier

cube

noun

a cubicle in an office

dot matrix printer

noun

an old-fashioned type of printer that uses very small spots of ink to produce letters

fax

noun

a piece of equipment that is used for sending and receiving copies of documents in electronic form

hole punch

noun

a piece of equipment used for putting small holes in paper

hot desk

noun

a desk in an office that is available for anyone to use

ink-jet printer

noun

a type of printer for computers that prints using very small drops of ink

inkwell

noun

in the past, a container for ink, kept in a hole on a desk or in an inkstand

keyboard

noun

the part of a typewriter with keys that you press to print letters

laser printer

noun

a type of printer that you use with a computer, using light from a laser to make very clear letters and pictures

line printer

noun

a fast printer that prints a whole line at a time

photocopier

noun

a machine that copies documents or pictures from one piece of paper to another

Photostat

a type of photocopier (=a machine that copies documents or pictures from one piece of paper to another)

printer

noun

a piece of equipment used for printing documents that you have created on a computer

ribbon

noun

a long narrow piece of cloth containing ink, used in some printers and typewriters

switchboard

noun

a large piece of equipment in an office, hotel, public building etc that a person called a switchboard operator uses to answer telephone calls and to connect the people calling with the people who they want to speak to

teleprinter

noun

a type of telegraph machine used for sending and receiving printed messages through a telephone line

toner

noun

ink in the form of a powder that you put into a printer or a photocopier

typewriter

noun

a machine with keys that you use for typing letters and symbols directly onto a sheet of paper around a roller

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