[ sten-uh-tahyp ]
/ ˈstɛn əˌtaɪp /
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a keyboard machine resembling a typewriter, used in a system of phonetic shorthand.
the symbols typed in one stroke on this machine.
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Origin of stenotype
Formerly a trademark
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Example sentences 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
/ (ˈstɛnəˌtaɪp) /
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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