Re perforator

reperforator

[ree-pur-fuh-rey-ter]
noun
(especially in teletype transmission) a machine for punching a duplicate perforated paper tape of incoming messages so that they may later be retransmitted: used for automatic typesetting.

Origin:
1915–20; re- + perforator

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