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typewriting

[tahyp-rahy-ting] /ˈtaɪpˌraɪ tɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act or skill of using a typewriter.
2.
printed work done on a typewriter.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; typewrit(er) + -ing1

typewrite

[tahyp-rahyt] /ˈtaɪpˌraɪt/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), typewrote, typewritten, typewriting.
1.
to write by means of a typewriter; type.
Origin
1885-90; back formation from typewriter
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  • By comparison, there was nothing native to typewriting that encouraged the replication of texts.
  • All from longhand of course, no dictating, no typewriting.
  • Afterward she becomes a waitress and eventually, through studying typewriting and stenography, she finds a position in an office.
  • typewriting, once the domain of business education teachers, was taught in high school.
  • Each claim must be in legible writing, printing or typewriting.
  • The other used traditional psychological motor skill development theory as applied to typewriting instruction.
British Dictionary definitions for typewriting

typewriting

/ˈtaɪpˌraɪtɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act or skill of using a typewriter
2.
copy produced by a typewriter; typescript

typewrite

/ˈtaɪpˌraɪt/
verb -writes, -writing, -wrote, -written
1.
to write by means of a typewriter; type
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