teletype

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Etymology[edit]

From Teletype, an early make of teleprinter

Noun[edit]

teletype (plural teletypes)

  1. A teleprinter
  2. A message printed by a teleprinter
  3. Early input/output device for mainframe computer

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Verb[edit]

teletype (third-person singular simple present teletypes, present participle teletyping, simple past and past participle teletyped)

  1. (intransitive) To operate a teleprinter
  2. (transitive) To send a message via teleprinter