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An electromechanical printer used to communicate messages from point to point and point to multipoint over a variety of communications channels

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Usage examples (39)
  • For expenses of what is known as teletype service,
  • The teletype is a symbol of what will become of newspapers as we know them now.
  • We had 75 Baud, Baud being another of those early computer acronyms, up from 45 Baud working on those 'teletype' machines.
  • The area code 600 is a non-geographical code used in Canada for special equipment, such as teletype machines.
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