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teleprinter

[tel-uh-prin-ter] /ˈtɛl əˌprɪn tər/
noun
1.
a teletypewriter.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; Tele(type) + printer
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British Dictionary definitions for teleprinter

teleprinter

/ˈtɛlɪˌprɪntə/
noun
1.
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 US name teletypewriter See also telex, radioteletype
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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