synchronograph

noun
syn·​chron·​o·​graph | \ sinˈkränəˌgraf, siŋˈk-, -grȧf \

Definition of synchronograph

: an automatic telegraph in which the alternating current which transmits the signals is regulated by a perforated paper ribbon traveling in synchronism with the generator

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History and Etymology for synchronograph

synchronous + -o- + -graph

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“Synchronograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/synchronograph. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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