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teleprinter

noun [C] uk   /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
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Translations of “teleprinter”
in Spanish teletipo, teleimpresor, teleimpresora…
in French télescripteur…
in German der Fernschreiber…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電傳打字機…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电传打字机…
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