Definition of teleprinter
What does teleprinter mean?
- a character printer connected to a telegraph that operates like a typewriter
- [dated] A combined electromechanical typewriter and printer, often with an integrated paper tape reader/printer, connected to others or to a computer via the telephone system.
- synonym: teletype
Teleprinter: A teleprinter is an electromechanical typewriter that can be used to communicate typed messages from point to point and point to multipoint over a variety of communication channels that range from a simple electrical connection, such as a pair of wires, to the use of radio and microwave as the transmission medium. They could also serve as a command line interface to early mainframe computers and minicomputers, sending typed data to the computer with or without printed output, and printing the response from the computer.
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Complete Guide for SSC
by Sanjeev Joon
Teleprinter is an instrument which automatically prints messages sent from one place to another, on telegraph lines. Telescope is an apparatus used for observing distant objects. Theodolite is an instrument for measuring horizontal and ...
A Mathematical View of Our World
by Gary Musser, Lynn Trimpe
A 5 -bit code of historical significance is the Baudot Code used in early teleprinters (a teleprinter is a remotely operated printer capable of printing text messages). That code was named for Jean—MauriceEmile Baudot, principal engineer of the ...
Principles and Practices of Management and Business Communication
by Anupam Karmakar
Teleprinter or Telex A teleprinter is an electro mechanical communicating machine by which one can send messages from one place to a distant place through telegraphic wire by using electric circuits. It performs both sending and ...
Homesteading Space (2008)
The Skylab Story by David Hitt, Owen K. Garriott, Joe Kerwin
The teleprinter is a device about which you can have mixed feelings—it would be hell to get the information any other way so it must be cared for as an expenditure of effort. But at the same time every time you hear it printing you know it's more ...
SSC Graduate Level Combined Preliminary Examination
by V.V.K. Subburaj
Electronic Teleprinter is the quickest means of communication in printed form. a) Incoming messages are typed automatically at the receiving end. b) The outgoing messages are sent through telephone. c) In big cities telegram, connected with ...
Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1980)
Volume 30 - Taiwan: Library Services and Development in the Republic of China to Toronto: University of Toronto Faculty of Library Science by Allen Kent, Harold Lancour, Jay E. Daily
During the same time period, teleprinter machines were in general use for communication purposes. The basic teleprinter mechanisms had been invented before 1850 and were quite reliable by the 1950s. It was a natural step to connect ...
World War II at Sea: An Encyclopedia (2011)
An Encyclopedia by Spencer C. Tucker
The Finns cracked many Soviet codes, and the Swedish mathematician Arne Beurling broke into the German naval teleprinter Siemens T-52 cipher machine. German teleprinter lines running through Swedish territory were tapped there.
The Froehlich/Kent Encyclopedia of Telecommunications (1992)
Volume 5 - Crystal and Ceramic Filters to Digital-Loop Carrier by Fritz E. Froehlich, Allen Kent
Another term, baud (after Maurice Baudot, who developed an early code for the teleprinter), is the unit of signaling speed for data transmission. While the bit rate is a measure of the rate of information flow, the baud rate is the measure of the ...
Encyclopedia of 20th-Century Technology (2005)
by Colin Hempstead, William Worthington
The system also was equipped with an early teleprinter that was composed of a roll of paper that automatically printed incoming messages. Teletype technology steadily improved, and by 1914, the Associated Press used teletype systems to ...
Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (1976)
Volume 5 - Classical Optimization to Computer Output/Input Microform by Jack Belzer, Albert G. Holzman, Allen Kent
Western Union furnished direct dial teleprinter services and a variety of private line services, as well as computer- based message switching data communications services. In the international field of communications, AT&T had been the ...
The Computer and Information Science and Technology Abbreviations and Acronyms Dictionary (1994)
by David W. South
Voice plus Teleprinter Unit V/V Volume/Volume V&V Verification and Validation VA Volt-Ampere; Value Analysis; Virtual Address VAA Voice Access Arrangement VAB Voice Answer-Back VAC Value-Added Carrier; Volts Alternating Current; ...
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The value of this 11-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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