telex machine

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Noun1.telex machine - a character printer connected to a telegraph that operates like a typewritertelex machine - a character printer connected to a telegraph that operates like a typewriter
character printer, character-at-a-time printer, serial printer - a printer that prints a single character at a time
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In theory, the 1975 Sexual Discrimination Act should have made sexual harassment in the workplace as outdated as carbon copies and the telex machine.
When adequate time had elapsed and one arrived back at the Cable Office with a new story, the first thing one did was to steal a glance at the telex machine.
Since 1950, there have been many advances in technology; the mimeograph, photo static copier (it took 10 minutes for each page to be printed), xerox copier, telex machine, electric typewriter, CB, fax machine, computer, cell phone, Blackberry, IPad, etc.
It did have a telex machine, which was regarded as very hi-tech and was kept under lock and key in a special office, with only one member of staff authorised to operate it.
In an interview for the history, Boucher noted the consulate's humble beginnings on an upper floor of an aging hotel--and the old black telex machine that sat on a board on top of a bathtub.
What sets them apart is that they grew up children of the information age, not remembering a time when people wrote letters, not e-mails; when the telex machine was the only way to get text across countries; and when the television universe had less than a dozen channels--half of them UHF.
Fax machines were a newfangled nightmare for corporate executives fond of the telex machine.
Telegrams with code books were common and when the telex machine came out it was considered "state of the art.
In the early 1970s, he developed a service that used the Telex machine to provide subscribers with "upon release" delivery of Random Lengths' timely information.
The messages are stored securely, and there is no need to be near a telex machine.
HOUSTON -- Champagne corks are sure to pop, but the most memorable sounds to distinguish this week's anniversary celebration at Fogarty Klein Monroe will be the clicking of typewriters and the whir of a TELEX machine.