follow Dictionary.com

Submit your word to be a Word of the Day!

reperforator

[ree-pur-fuh-rey-ter] /riˈpɜr fəˌreɪ tər/
noun
1.
(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
1915-1920
1915-20; re- + perforator
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for reperforator

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for reperforator

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends