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reperforator

[ ree-pur-fuh-rey-ter ]
/ riˈpɜr fəˌreɪ tər /
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noun
(especially in teletype transmission) a machine for punching a duplicate perforated paper tape of incoming messages so that they may later be retransmitted: used for automatic typesetting.
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Origin of reperforator

1915–20; re- + perforator
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