radio teletypewriter

radioteletype

[rey-dee-oh-tel-i-tahyp]
noun
1.
Also called radioteletypewriter [rey-dee-oh-tel-i-tahyp-rahy-ter, -tel-i-tahyp-rahy-] . a teletypewriter equipped for transmitting or receiving messages by radio instead of wire.
2.
the equipment relating to transmission by radioteletypes, taken as a whole.

Origin:
1935–40; radio- + teletype

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radioteletype (ˌreɪdɪəʊˈtɛlɪˌtaɪp)
 
n
1.  a teleprinter that transmits or receives information by means of radio waves rather than by cable or wire
2.  a network of such devices widely used for communicating news, messages, information, etc

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