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teletypewriter

(tĕl″ĕ-tīp′rī-tĕr),

TTY

A typewriter that may be connected to a telephone. This device permits the deaf to communicate by sending and receiving typewritten messages.
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The film begins, as I have noted, with the chattering of teleprinters and typewriters, a standard metonymy for the news once regularly incorporated into news theme music.
Agence France-Presse disseminates information on coffee prices and news through its Economic Service in French, which is available either through a teleprinter or directly onto a screen in the French language.
Faster, more reliable communications at less cost are resulting from the use of new teleprinters in a network operated by Peavey Grain Companies.
I also visited the Guwahati office of the Indian Express, where a teleprinter operator showed me a bundle of old reports filed nearly two decades ago by a young reporter, Shekhar Gupta.
Northallerton woman Ena Bullement was only 18 when she worked as a teleprinter operative in 1944.
He introduced the Saturday afternoon sports programme Grandstand since October 1958 at Lime Grove Studios in London and keeping an eye for the teleprinter with the scores coming for the classified football results read by Leonard Martin and horse racing, rugby union and league results read by John Langham who used to do the job when Tim Gudgin came in since the mid-60s.
Communications facilities in the form of teleprinter machines connected to the Cable and Wireless Office in Cape Town were provided by the South African Post Office.
She later worked at the Examiner on the teleprinter and telecoms before retiring in 1980.
Every other minute there was a phone call or a teleprinter message, pleading for news of Arkle, and I had to fend them off, confessing my own ignorance.
I am a political news junkie - it started when I used to go to the Accra Central Library to read foreign newspapers, and continued when I was put on the foreign desk of Radio Ghana, and stood daily by a teleprinter, waiting to tear off foreign news to be incorporated into radio news bulletins.