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radioteletype

[rey-dee-oh-tel-i-tahyp]
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noun
  1. Also called ra·di·o·tel·e·type·writ·er [rey-dee-oh-tel-i-tahyp-rahy-ter, -tel-i-tahyp-rahy-] /ˌreɪ di oʊˌtɛl ɪˈtaɪpˌraɪ tər, -ˈtɛl ɪ taɪpˌraɪ-/. a teletypewriter equipped for transmitting or receiving messages by radio instead of wire.
  2. the equipment relating to transmission by radioteletypes, taken as a whole.
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Origin of radioteletype

1935–40; radio- + teletype
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British Dictionary definitions for radioteletype

radioteletype

noun
  1. a teleprinter that transmits or receives information by means of radio waves rather than by cable or wire
  2. a network of such devices widely used for communicating news, messages, information, etc
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Abbreviations: RTT, RTTY
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