teletypewriter

noun tele·type·writ·er \ ˌte-lə-ˈtīp-ˌrī-tər \

Definition of teletypewriter

: teletype 1 abbreviation TTY

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First Known Use of teletypewriter

1903


TELETYPEWRITER Defined for English Language Learners

teletypewriter

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Definition of teletypewriter for English Language Learners

  • : a machine that prints written messages that have been sent using a telephone system


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