a teletypewriter.

1925–30; Tele(type) + printer Unabridged
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teleprinter (ˈtɛlɪˌprɪntə)
1.  telex See also radioteletype US name: teletypewriter a telegraph apparatus consisting of a keyboard transmitter, which converts a typed message into coded pulses for transmission along a wire or cable, and a printing receiver, which converts incoming signals and prints out the message
2.  a network of such devices, formerly used for communicating information, etc
3.  a similar device used for direct input/output of data into a computer at a distant location

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