typewriter

[tahyp-rahy-ter]
noun
1.
a machine for writing mechanically in letters and characters like those produced by printers' types. See illus. under keyboard.
2.
Printing. a type style that gives the appearance of typewritten copy.
3.
Older Use. a typist.

Origin:
1865–70, Americanism; type + writer

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typewriter (ˈtaɪpˌraɪtə)
 
n
1.  a keyboard machine for writing mechanically in characters resembling print. It may be operated entirely by hand (manual typewriter) or be powered by electricity (electric typewriter)
2.  printing a style of type resembling typescript

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Example sentences
On foot, with a tent and a typewriter in their knapsacks, they toured the whole
  country.
That's because each key had a bar, parallel to bars from other keys, going into
  the innards of the typewriter.
He replied on a manual typewriter, he hand corrected his many errors but he
  went to some trouble to answer, that was obvious.
If a monkey began typing on a typewriter the result would be simple unspecified
  letters that would convey no information.
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