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[tel-i-tahyp-set-er, tel-i-tahyp-] /ˌtɛl ɪˈtaɪpˌsɛt ər, ˈtɛl ɪˌtaɪp-/
a brand name for an apparatus, actuated by punched paper tape, that fits over the keyboard of a slugcasting machine, as the Linotype, for operating it automatically.
Abbreviation: TTS.
Related forms
teletypesetting, noun
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/ˌtɛlɪˈtaɪpˌsɛtə; ˈtɛlɪˌtaɪp-/
trademark (printing) a keyboard device whose output can either be punched tape, which can be used directly to operate a line-casting machine, or be transmitted by cable or wire to operate such a machine indirectly
Derived Forms
teletypesetting, noun
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