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An electromechanical typewriter that either transmits or receives messages coded in electrical signals carried by telegraph or telephone wires.
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(Telecommunications) a US name for teleprinter
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tel•e•type•writ•er(ˌtɛl ɪˈtaɪpˌraɪ tər, ˈtɛl ɪˌtaɪp-)
a telegraphic apparatus by which signals are sent by striking the keys of a typewriterlike instrument and received and reproduced by a similar instrument.
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|Noun||1.||teletypewriter - a character printer connected to a telegraph that operates like a typewriter|
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