- a telegraphic device for reproducing handwriting by converting the manually controlled movements of a pen into signals that, after transmission, control the movements of a similar pen
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Examples from the Web for telewriter
She half turned, swung a telewriter forward and snapped it into her ComWeb.
She slid a form into her telewriter, shifted it twice as Trigger deposited thumbprint and signature and drew it out.
But we cannot conclude this chapter without a fuller reference to that marvellous invention, the telewriter.
This apparatus, at first called the telautograph, but now known as the telewriter, it will be more convenient to refer to later.
So every telephone wire now is double and therefore is ready, as it were, to have the telewriter fitted to it.