from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act, process, or skill of using a typewriter.
  • n. Copy produced on a typewriter; typescript.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the act, or the skill, of using a typewriter
  • n. the material produced by a typewriter; typescript
  • v. Present participle of typewrite.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or art of using a typewriter; also, a print made with a typewriter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The process of printing letter by letter by the use of a typewriter; also, work done by this process.

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

  • n. writing done with a typewriter


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  • And the speed with which that typewriting is acquired is a tremendous incentive to tackle more difficult tasks set them as time goes on.

    The Training of Blind Soldiers in England

  • So in the summer of 1905 I attended school at Cheyney, Pa., taking a special course in English, typewriting and shorthand.

    Twenty-five years in the Black Belt,

  • Now, I have not been saved from the strange young woman who has begun to flatter with her words; I don't in the least understand my way, since I have no notion what I shall do with her; and in taking her in and letting her loll upon my sofa of evenings, so as to show off her red slippers to my guests, I have thrown prudence to the winds; and my only witty invention was the idea of teaching her typewriting, which is futile.

    The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne : a Novel

  • It was a kind of typewriting junior assistant fairy story, and we knew it couldn't happen really.

    The Shuttle

  • Then, with the advent of the typewriter, women, particularly factory workers, began to see "typewriting" as a less strenuous way to earn a living.

    Inside Higher Ed

  • Clerk wanted, with knowledge of shorthand, typewriting, and invoicing: wages ten shillings ($2.50) a week.


  • It might have been the weirdness of the typewriting that prevented the editors from accepting at least one little offering of mine.

    Chapter 23

  • Oh, between the writing and the typewriting I was well a-weary.

    Chapter 23

  • But Scott's form showed three different styles of typewriting, indicating to Abbott that Scott had cut and pasted his information over someone else's form.

    Roy J scott

  • A correspondent from Hamburg, speaking of the invasion of American trade, says: Incidentally, it may be remarked that the typewriting machine with which this article is written, as well as the thousands -- nay, hundreds of thousands -- of others that are in use throughout the world, were made in America; that it stands on an American table, in an office furnished with



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