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What would you commonly associate with PCL on a laser printer?

A) A type of toner

B) A high-voltage power standard

C) A page description language

D) A color printing process

E) A network printing service

F) It’s what gets all over my hands when I’m cleaning a paper jam

The answer: C) A page description language

HP Printer Control Language (PCL) is a common page description language for HP and HP-compatible laser printers.

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