typebar


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typebar

(ˈtaɪpˌbɑː)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) one of the bars in a typewriter that carry the type and are operated by keys
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In 1961 the IBM Selectric typewriter employed a typeball, which replaced the typebar of the more conventional typewriter.
It's gear-driven," he said, looking up after a few minutes--this gives the typebar momentum as it nears the paper--and it has a lever to increase or decrease the tension in the keys.
As I pressed down gingerly, the typebars rose from their beds and fell again when I withdrew.
A typebar typewriter is one in which the typeface elements are permanently fastened into the machine.
The QWERTY arrangement of letters on the keyboard is not there for scientific principles associated with ergonomics after all; the letters are in that order to keep the typebars from sticking.
A collection of vintage manual typewriters, with their circular keys and typebars, fills a glass cabinet.
The keys are laid out on the board in a pattern that prevents the typebars that fly up to meet the ribbon from getting caught up with nearby keys.