typebar

[ tahyp-bahr ]
/ ˈtaɪpˌbɑr /

noun

(on a typewriter or some computer printers) one of a series of thin metal bars containing type and actuated by the keyboard or computer signal.

Nearby words

  1. type-cast,
  2. type-high,
  3. type-out,
  4. type-site,
  5. type-word,
  6. typecase,
  7. typecast,
  8. typeface,
  9. typeholder,
  10. typescript

Origin of typebar

First recorded in 1885–90; type + bar1

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British Dictionary definitions for typebar

typebar

/ (ˈtaɪpˌbɑː) /

noun

one of the bars in a typewriter that carry the type and are operated by keys
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