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type·writ·ing

 (tīp′rī′tĭng)
n.
1. The act, process, or skill of using a typewriter.
2. Copy produced on a typewriter; typescript.

typewriting

(ˈtaɪpˌraɪtɪŋ)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the act or skill of using a typewriter
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) copy produced by a typewriter; typescript

type•writ•ing

(ˈtaɪpˌraɪ tɪŋ)

n.
1. the act or skill of using a typewriter.
2. printed work done on a typewriter.
[1868, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.typewriting - writing done with a typewritertypewriting - writing done with a typewriter  
writing - letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language; "he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show"; "the doctor's writing was illegible"
double-spacing - typing that leaves alternate lines blank
single-spacing - typing that does not leave lines blank
triple-spacing - typing that leaves two lines blank between lines of typing
touch system, touch typing - typewriting in which the fingers are trained to hit particular keys; typist can read and type at the same time
Translations
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strojopis

typewriting

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typewriting

typewriting

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(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.
References in classic literature ?
Oh, between the writing and the typewriting I was well a-weary.
Windibank draws my interest every quarter and pays it over to mother, and I find that I can do pretty well with what I earn at typewriting.
She made up her mind to profit by her acquaintance with so many writers, and without loss of time began to learn shorthand and typewriting.
Part of it she had put into her business, the nucleus of a model typewriting emporium; part of it was distributed in various leagues and causes for the advancement of such work among women.
Carter preferred to conduct the office on gentlemanly lines; he would have nothing to do with typewriting and looked upon shorthand with disfavour: the office-boy knew shorthand, but it was only Mr.
I learned shorthand and typewriting, and became his secretary.