noun type·writ·er \ˈtīp-ˌrī-tər\

: a machine that prints letters or figures on a sheet of paper when a person pushes its keys

Full Definition of TYPEWRITER

:  a machine for writing in characters similar to those produced by printer's type by means of keyboard-operated types striking a ribbon to transfer ink or carbon impressions onto the paper
:  typist

First Known Use of TYPEWRITER


Other Printing Terms

epigraph, errata, leader, mechanical, notch, tittle, underscore, widow


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