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Typewriter

Typewriter

WordNet



noun


(1)   Hand-operated character printer for printing written messages one character at a time
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Etymology


Noun



  1. A device, at least partially mechanical, used to print text by pressing keys that cause type to be impressed through an inked ribbon onto paper.
  2. (Archaic) One who uses a typewriter; a typist.
    The typewriter got up and disappeared out a back door, and soon she come back with a man, and he said, "Can I be of some help, Mr. Higgens?" -- The Southpaw, Mike Harris, 1953.