What does lpr mean in Unix Commands?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand lpr in the Computing field in general and in the Unix Commands terminology in particular.

Line PRinter

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What does lpr mean?

line printer, line-at-a-time printer(noun)
printer that serves as an output device on a computer; prints a whole line of characters at a time

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