a telegraphic device for reproducing handwriting by converting the manually controlled movements of a pen into signals that, after transmission, control the movements of a similar pen

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Examples from the Web for telewriter

Historical Examples of telewriter

  • She half turned, swung a telewriter forward and snapped it into her ComWeb.


    James H Schmitz

  • She slid a form into her telewriter, shifted it twice as Trigger deposited thumbprint and signature and drew it out.


    James H Schmitz

  • But we cannot conclude this chapter without a fuller reference to that marvellous invention, the telewriter.

  • This apparatus, at first called the telautograph, but now known as the telewriter, it will be more convenient to refer to later.

  • So every telephone wire now is double and therefore is ready, as it were, to have the telewriter fitted to it.