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: a machine for writing in characters similar to those produced by printer's type by means of keyboard-operated types striking a ribbon to transfer ink or carbon impressions onto the paper
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1868, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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: a machine that prints letters or figures on a sheet of paper when a person pushes its keys
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: a machine that prints letters or figures when a person pushes its keys down
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