teletypewriter love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An electromechanical typewriter that either transmits or receives messages coded in electrical signals carried by telegraph or telephone wires.

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  • noun 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a character printer connected to a telegraph that operates like a typewriter

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Examples

  • One of the two modems used for the first call on a TTY - or teletypewriter - more than 40 years ago is featured on the first floor of the library as part of its Deaf Archives collection.

    First TTY for deaf phone communication on display

  • They may need to know the location of the TTY (teletypewriter for those with hearing or speech impairments).

    Do It Myself Blog – Glenda Watson Hyatt » 2008 » August

  • The change doesn't affect the toll-free number for deaf or hard-of-hearing customers who connect with the teletypewriter device.

    Va. DMV drops toll-free service

  • I've always been fascinated by the aerial advertising one sees at the beach (we had beaches where I grew up, not 'the Shore'), whether those banners towed behind planes or the messages spelt out in little puffs of smoke released like some sort of giant teletypewriter in the sky.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • I've always been fascinated by the aerial advertising one sees at the beach (we had beaches where I grew up, not 'the Shore'), whether those banners towed behind planes or the messages spelt out in little puffs of smoke released like some sort of giant teletypewriter in the sky.

    Increase your bust size. Go to church.

  • To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270.

    Carbon monoxide~ basic information

  • Or, you can call CPSC's hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270, or send the information to info@cpsc. gov.

    Carbon monoxide~ basic information

  • The text teletypewriter (TTY) first allowed the deaf to talk on a phone over two decades ago, but the drawback is that in order to talk, users are tethered to a bulky machine.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Deaf and mobile

  • The text teletypewriter (TTY) first allowed the deaf to talk on a phone over two decades ago, but the drawback is that in order to talk, users are tethered to a bulky machine.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Deaf and mobile

  • RATT radio teletypewriter RCA riot-control agent RF radio frequency.

    FM 7-98 Glossary

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