Recent Examples of typewriter from the Web
The play, an interior monologue, is set in a Spanish hotel in 1959 and the aging, rambling Hemingway character is struggling to find the right words to fill the foreboding paper in his typewriter.
Boxes upon boxes of trial materials, evidence and reports were in their cell, and Gondor spent much of his time in prison law libraries and wearing out one typewriter after another.
Peter Kerwin runs Collexion, a search engine for obscure collectibles like vinyl records and typewriters.
But even e-mail still designates copies with the old typewriter-era notation for carbon copies: cc.
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First Known Use of typewriter
TYPEWRITER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of typewriter for English Language Learners
: a machine that prints letters or figures on a sheet of paper when a person pushes its keys
TYPEWRITER Defined for Kids
Definition of typewriter for Students
: a machine that prints letters or figures when a person pushes its keys down
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