plural stenos

Examples of steno in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Live captioning is an entirely different animal, and those workers use steno machines, like those used in courtrooms, to create hyperfast captions. Kirsten Chuba, The Hollywood Reporter, 28 June 2023 So, to keep himself organized, Horton started writing everything down in a steno pad notebook. Jack Harris, Los Angeles Times, 17 July 2022 In April 1948, Cena, who died in 2016, took a job as a steno clerk at the Santa Fe Railway in Chicago and worked his way up the ladder to eventually become president and chief executive officer of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway. Suzanne Baker,, 24 Apr. 2021 The steno machines look like laptops with smaller screens. Sam Tabachnik, The Denver Post, 15 Aug. 2019 Unlike a computer keyboard, the steno keys are virtually silent, save for a soft pattering. Sam Tabachnik, The Denver Post, 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, 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, 4 Feb. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of steno was in 1913

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“Steno.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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