- a keyboard machine resembling a typewriter, used in a system of phonetic shorthand.
- the symbols typed in one stroke on this machine.
Origin of stenotype
formerly a trademark
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Copper watched Kennon as he dictated the covering letter, her slim fingers dancing over the stenotype.The Lani People
J. F. Bone
- trademark a machine with a keyboard for recording speeches, etc, in a phonetic shorthand
- any machine resembling this
- the phonetic symbol typed in one stroke of such a machine
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