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typewriter

[ tahyp-rahy-ter ]
/ ˈtaɪpˌraɪ tər /
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noun

a machine for writing mechanically in letters and characters like those produced by printers' types.
Printing. a type style that gives the appearance of typewritten copy.
Older Use. a typist.

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Origin of typewriter

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; type + writer
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typewriter
/ (ˈtaɪpˌraɪtə) /

noun

a keyboard machine for writing mechanically in characters resembling print. It may be operated entirely by hand (manual typewriter) or be powered by electricity (electric typewriter)
printing a style of type resembling typescript
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