[ tel-i-tahyp-rahy-ter, tel-i-tahyp- ]
/ ˌtɛl ɪˈtaɪpˌraɪ tər, ˈtɛl ɪˌtaɪp- /
a telegraphic apparatus by which signals are sent by striking the letters and symbols of the keyboard of an instrument resembling a typewriter and are received by a similar instrument that automatically prints them in type corresponding to the keys struck. Abbreviation: TTY
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British Dictionary definitions for teletypewriter
/ (ˌtɛlɪˈtaɪpˌraɪtə, ˈtɛlɪˌtaɪp-) /
a US name for teleprinter
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