newswire

newswire

[nooz-wahyuhr, nyooz-]
noun
1.
a service transmitted especially by teletypewriter and providing late-breaking news stories, stock-market results, or other up-to-the-minute information: We took the story off the newswires.
2.
a teletypewriter or other machine by which such information is transmitted or received.

Origin:
news + wire

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