stenotype

noun steno·type \ ˈste-nə-ˌtīp \

Definition of stenotype

: a small machine somewhat like a typewriter used to record speech by means of phonograms

stenotype

transitive verb

stenotypist

play \-ˌtī-pist\ noun

stenotypy

play \-ˌtī-pē\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of stenotype

steno- (as in stenography) + type


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