poster. An image printed on multiple sheets of paper that, when assembled, produce an enlarged
version of the original image.
premium paper. Coated paper designed for reports or documents with graphics.
print cartridge. The replaceable unit inside your printer that contains the ink.
print cartridge nozzles. The gold area of the print cartridge that ink flows through before it is
applied to your paper during printing.
print queue. The location on the server where print jobs are stored for printing in the order in which
they are sent.
printer driver. See printer software.
printer port. See USB port.
printer software. (1) The program that lets you select settings to customize your print job. (2) The
program that lets your computer communicate with your printer.
program. Any software loaded on your computer that lets you perform a specific task, such as word
processing or photo editing.
reverse order printing. A printer software option that lets you print the last page of your document
first so your pages are in sequential order on the exit tray.
sharpen. A printer software option that reduces the blurriness of a printed image.
short-edge binding. A printer software option that arranges duplexed pages so they can be bound
along the short side of the pages.
side flip. A printer software option that arranges duplexed pages so they turn like the pages of a
software program. See program.
top flip. A printer software option that arranges duplexed pages so they turn like the pages of a legal
transparency. A see-through sheet of print media that can be displayed on an overhead projector.
USB cable. A lightweight, flexible cable that lets your printer communicate with your computer. USB
cables transmit data at much higher speeds than parallel cables.
USB port. A small, rectangular port on the back of your computer that connects to peripheral
devices, such as a printer, using a USB cable. The USB port lets your computer communicate with
your printer at high speeds.