a submitted print request, which includes one or more pieces of print data and a set of processing instructions. The Java Print Service represents a print job with the DocPrintJob object, which is obtained from a print service.
a document stored internally (by using one of the supported data types) that may contain one or more pages of output
A request you have made to the printer to print a file. Each print job has an ID number that you can see using the lpstat command. You can cancel a print job by typing cancel and its job ID number, then pressing Enter.
Terminology to describe transactions in which a user or software establishes a connection with the purpose of printing a set of documents. A print job is usually associated with a job ticket that describes the list of documents to be printed and their attributes. A print job may send the output to multiple destinations on multiple paper sizes.
The source code that contains both the data to be printed and the commands for print. Print jobs are classified into data types based on what modifications, if any, the spooler must make to the job for it to print correctly. See also: print spooler; Printer window; printing pool