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English definition of “teleprinter”

teleprinter

noun [C]     /ˈtel.ɪˌprɪn.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/ (also teletypewriter)
a type of electric printer used in the past for sending and receiving messages down a phone line → See also telexFaxes, pagers, and text messages
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