A non-impact printer that ejects ink onto paper to form characters. Your Bubble Jet printer is a type of ink jet printer.
A type of printer that sprays ink, in very tiny droplets, from jet nozzles onto the paper. Ink jet printers can print in much higher resolutions than dot matrix printers, but not as high as laser printers.
A device that propels droplets of ink directly onto other mediums such as paper. Today, almost all ink jet printers produce color using the combination of cyan, magenta, and yellow.