stenotype

[ sten-uh-tahyp ]
/ ˈstɛn əˌtaɪp /

noun

a keyboard machine resembling a typewriter, used in a system of phonetic shorthand.
the symbols typed in one stroke on this machine.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. stenothermophile,
  2. stenothermophilic,
  3. stenothorax,
  4. stenotic,
  5. stenotopic,
  6. stenotypy,
  7. stenoxenous,
  8. stensen's duct,
  9. stent,
  10. stentor

Origin of stenotype

formerly a trademark

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Examples from the Web for stenotype

  • Copper watched Kennon as he dictated the covering letter, her slim fingers dancing over the stenotype.

    The Lani People|J. F. Bone


British Dictionary definitions for stenotype

Stenotype

/ (ˈstɛnəˌtaɪp) /

noun

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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