Teletypewriter meaning

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An electromechanical typewriter that either transmits or receives messages coded in electrical signals carried by telegraph or telephone wires.
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A form of telegraph in which the receiver prints messages typed on the keyboard (like that of a typewriter) of the transmitter: the striking of the keys produces electrical impulses that activate the corresponding keys on the receiver.
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A low-speed teleprinter, often abbreviated "TTY."
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An electromechanical communications device consisting of a typewriter keyboard and printer together with a punched paper tape reader/writer and connection to a modem so that information may be sent and received over a telephone system.
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