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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PRACTISING on a teletype machine in the Associated Press bureau in London on June 3, 1944, Joan Ellis, 22, typed: "Flash, London Eisenhower's Headquarters announces Allied landings in France".
I worked as a one-man band in the cramped back end of a radio station's converted mobile home/broadcast studio, a wire-service teletype machine clattering away amid the metallic staccatos from a police radio and the dulcet timbres from overhead monitors of network news anchors, Paul Harvey, farm service reports and '70s pop music.
His code was used with his teletype machine which could multiplex multiple messages simultaneously over the wire and be operated by unskilled cheap labor 'typist' (women of 1800, establishing their historical involvement in the birth of the computer).
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. He had the radio tuned to a special report on the president's trip.
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.