Teletypesetter

[ tel-i-tahyp-set-er, tel-i-tahyp- ]
/ ˌtɛl ɪˈtaɪpˌsɛt ər, ˈtɛl ɪˌtaɪp- /

Trademark.

a brand name for an apparatus, actuated by punched paper tape, that fits over the keyboard of a slugcasting machine, as the Linotype, for operating it automatically. Abbreviation: TTS

Related formstel·e·type·set·ting, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for teletypesetter

Teletypesetter

/ (ˌtɛlɪˈtaɪpˌsɛtə, ˈtɛlɪˌtaɪp-) /

noun

trademark printing a keyboard device whose output can either be punched tape, which can be used directly to operate a line-casting machine, or be transmitted by cable or wire to operate such a machine indirectly
Derived Formsteletypesetting, noun

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