teletype machine

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Noun1.teletype machine - a character printer connected to a telegraph that operates like a typewriterteletype 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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Meanwhile in downtown Manhattan, on an otherwise dull night at the New York Post, city desk manager Myron Rushetzky strips a bulletin off the police teletype machine declaring that the torso of a decapitated man had been found at a bar in Queens.
A Teletype machine was used in the 1970s for the preparation of punched paper tapes needed to operate that era's automated drilling machines.
In our 36 years we have used everything from the teletype machine to social media to report the facts, to tell you the tale.
After my basic training, which was training as an infantry soldier, I took my trades training, which was as a teletype and safe equipment technician, which probably nobody recognizes now, because I don't think anybody knows what a teletype machine is now, but that was our means of communication then--or one of our means of communication then.
The young airman went back to work collecting weather data from a teletype machine.
She met Jaime Paloma Alvarez, a teletype machine operator, at the shop and married him.
The Kremlin installed an American teletype machine to receive messages from the Kennedy administration, while Soviet teletypes were put into the Pentagon (not the White House, as some mistakenly believed).
A teletype machine reported the ebbs and flows of the 14-0 win.
The result was known as a teletype machine and, to minimize manufacturing costs and bandwidth requirements, all upper-case alphabetic characters were used.
The system originally ran on a teletype machine over a dial-up phone line via an acoustic coupler, timesharing on a DEC PDP-15 running MGH's Utility Multi-Programming System (MUMPS) at the Meditech facility in Cambridge.
policy statements and information- agency-produced articles via a teletype machine.