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stenotype

[sten-uh-tahyp] /ˈstɛn əˌtaɪp/
noun
1.
a keyboard machine resembling a typewriter, used in a system of phonetic shorthand.
2.
the symbols typed in one stroke on this machine.
Origin of stenotype
formerly a trademark
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  • Copper watched Kennon as he dictated the covering letter, her slim fingers dancing over the stenotype.

    The Lani People J. F. Bone
British Dictionary definitions for stenotype

Stenotype

/ˈstɛnəˌtaɪp/
noun
1.
trademark a machine with a keyboard for recording speeches, etc, in a phonetic shorthand
2.
any machine resembling this
3.
the phonetic symbol typed in one stroke of such a machine
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