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Telautograph

noun
  1. trademark a telegraphic device for reproducing handwriting, drawings, etc, the movements of an electromagnetically controlled pen at one end being transmitted along a line to a similar pen at the receiving end
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Derived Formstelautographic, adjectivetelautography (ˌtɛlɔːˈtɒɡrəfɪ), noun
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Historical Examples

  • An ordinary telegraph may be read by sound; but not the telautograph.

    The Romance of Modern Invention

    Archibald Williams

  • The working speed of the telautograph is that of the writer.

  • The meaning of telautograph, therefore, is "to write afar by itself."

  • The telautograph begins to stutter and we gaze at it feverishly.

    Plum Pudding

    Christopher Morley

  • This is, as nearly as it may be described without the use of technical mechanical terms, the principle of the telautograph.