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type·writ·er

 (tīp′rī′tər)
n.
1. A writing machine that produces characters similar to typeset print by means of a manually operated keyboard that actuates a set of raised types, which strike the paper through an inked ribbon.
2. Printing A typestyle like that of typewritten copy.
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typewriter

(ˈtaɪpˌraɪtə)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a keyboard machine for writing mechanically in characters resembling print. It may be operated entirely by hand (manual typewriter) or be powered by electricity (electric typewriter)
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing a style of type resembling typescript
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type•writ•er

(ˈtaɪpˌraɪ tər)

n.
1. a machine for writing in characters similar to printers' types by manually pressing the letters of a keyboard.
2. a style of printers' type that gives the appearance of typewritten copy.
3. (formerly) a typist.
[1868, Amer.]
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typewriter

A machine that prints individual letters onto paper, using a keyboard. The first machine was invented in the US in 1867, but the commercial success of the typewriter began in 1874, when the Remington company produced its own machines.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.typewriter - hand-operated character printer for printing written messages one character at a timetypewriter - hand-operated character printer for printing written messages one character at a time
carriage - a machine part that carries something else
character printer, character-at-a-time printer, serial printer - a printer that prints a single character at a time
electric typewriter - a typewriter powered by an electric motor
keyboard - device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like
portable - a small light typewriter; usually with a case in which it can be carried
typewriter ribbon, ribbon - a long strip of inked material for making characters on paper with a typewriter
stenograph - a machine for typewriting shorthand characters
typewriter carriage - a carriage for carrying a sheet of paper
typewriter keyboard - a keyboard for manually entering characters to be printed
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Translations
آلَةٌ كَاتِبَةآلة كاتِبَه
psací stroj
skrivemaskine
skribmaŝinotajpilo
kirjoituskonekonekirjoittaja
pisaća mašina
írógépgépírógépírónő
ritvél
タイプライター
타자기
písací stroj
pisalni stroj
skrivmaskin
เครื่องพิมพ์ดีด
máy chữ

typewriter

[ˈtaɪpˌraɪtəʳ]
A. Nmáquina f de escribir
B. CPD typewriter ribbon Ncinta f para máquina de escribir
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typewriter

[ˈtaɪpraɪtər] nmachine f à écrire
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

typewriter

Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

typewriter

[ˈtaɪpˌraɪtəʳ] nmacchina da scrivere
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

type2

(taip) noun
1. (a particular variety of) metal blocks with letters, numbers etc used in printing. Can we have the headline printed in a different type?
2. printed letters, words etc. I can't read the type – it's too small.
verb
to write (something) using a typewriter. Can you type?; I'm typing a letter.
ˈtyping, typewriting noun
writing produced by a typewriter. fifty pages of typing.
ˈtypist noun
a person whose job is to type. She works as a typist; She is a typist in a publishing firm.
ˈtypewriter noun
a machine with keys for printing letters on a piece of paper. a portable / an electric typewriter.
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typewriter

آلَةٌ كَاتِبَة psací stroj skrivemaskine Schreibmaschine γραφομηχανή máquina de escribir kirjoituskone machine à écrire pisaća mašina macchina da scrivere タイプライター 타자기 schrijfmachine skrivemaskin maszyna do pisania máquina de escrever печатная машинка skrivmaskin เครื่องพิมพ์ดีด daktilo máy chữ 打字机
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