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Submitted by Robert (United States), Jan 19, 2022 at 16:45

Daisy Wheel

daisy wheel - noun

Definition of daisy wheel [Merriam-Webster's dictionary]
: a disk with spokes bearing type that serves as the printing element of an electric typewriter or printer
also : a printer that uses such a disk

First Known Use of daisy wheel
circa 1977, in the meaning defined above

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