telautograph

noun tel·au·to·graph \-raf, -rȧf\

Definition of telautograph

plural

teleautographs

  1. :  a facsimile telegraph for reproducing graphic matter by means of a transmitter in which the motions of a pencil are communicated by levers to two rotary shafts that produce variations in current in two separate circuits and by means of a receiver in which these variations are utilized by electromagnetic devices and levers to move a pen as the pencil moves —formerly a U.S. registered trademark

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