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stenotype

[sten-uh-tahyp]
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noun
  1. a keyboard machine resembling a typewriter, used in a system of phonetic shorthand.
  2. the symbols typed in one stroke on this machine.
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Origin of stenotype

formerly a trademark
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Related Words for stenotype

shorthand, phonography, stenotype

Examples from the Web for stenotype

Historical Examples of 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

noun
  1. trademark a machine with a keyboard for recording speeches, etc, in a phonetic shorthand
  2. any machine resembling this
  3. the phonetic symbol typed in one stroke of such a machine
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