teletypewriter


tele·type·writ·er

noun \ˌte-lə-ˈtīp-ˌrī-tər\

: a machine that prints written messages that have been sent using a telephone system

Full Definition of TELETYPEWRITER

:  a printing device resembling a typewriter that is used to send and receive telephonic signals

First Known Use of TELETYPEWRITER

1903

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