from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A form of typewriter for embossing paper by the New York point system of writing for the blind.
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The stereograph is a development from the kleidograph, designed to emboss both sides of zinc or brass plates ready for use in printing.
Of machines constructed for embossing Braille and New York Point, those chiefly in use in the United States are Hall's writer, for Braille, and Wait's kleidograph, for New York Point.
The kleidograph and stereograph have done wonders in facilitating the education of the blind.
a pocket-tablet, the kleidograph for paper writing, and the stereograph for embossing the metal plates used in printing.
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