steno

noun
\ ˈste-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce steno (audio) \
plural stenos

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Recent Examples on the Web The steno machines look like laptops with smaller screens. Sam Tabachnik, The Denver Post, "Baby powder, computer fans and flying fingers: Welcome to the Olympics of court reporting," 15 Aug. 2019 Unlike a computer keyboard, the steno keys are virtually silent, save for a soft pattering. Sam Tabachnik, The Denver Post, "Baby powder, computer fans and flying fingers: Welcome to the Olympics of court reporting," 15 Aug. 2019 While these quick-twitch skills are mostly used in courtrooms and in boardrooms, veteran reporters and captioners relish the ability to compete against one another on steno’s biggest stage: the National Speed and Realtime competitions. Sam Tabachnik, The Denver Post, "Baby powder, computer fans and flying fingers: Welcome to the Olympics of court reporting," 15 Aug. 2019 Screenshots from the video provided by Power that show close-ups of a trial exhibit, a steno book belonging to the No. Mike Carter, The Seattle Times, "Sheriff’s use of courtroom camera to view juror’s notebook, lawyer’s notes sparks dismissal of criminal case," 4 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of steno

1913, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Steno.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steno. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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