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Definition of the noun teleprinter
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noun - plural: teleprinters
- a character printer connected to a telegraph that operates like a typewriter
Alternative definition of the noun teleprinter
- [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 send and receive typed messages from point to point and point to multipoint over various types of communications channels. They were adapted to provide a user interface to early mainframe computers and minicomputers, sending typed data to the computer and printing the response. Some models could also be used to create punched tape for data storage and to read back such tape for local printing or transmission.
- also known as 電傳打字機
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by Pushpa Jain
The teleprinter is an improvement over the telegraph. 3. A telephone is a means of mass communication. 4. STD and ISD are e-mail services. 5. An e-mail message is sent through a computer. 6. The Internet cannot be used for advertising.
by Harold Parks, Gary Musser, Lynn Trimpe, Vikki Maurer, Roger Maurer
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-MauriceÉmile Baudot, principal engineer of the ...
Teleprinter is an instrument which prints automatically 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 ...
by D. V. S. MURTY
A teleprinter is a serial printer which prints out one character at a time at a rate of 5 to 40 characters per second. Parallel printers print all the characters on a given line simultaneously and hence are faster in operation. Line printers are parallel ...
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 ...
by Phil Brown
TELE- A prefix that denotes distance; for example, television is vision transmitted over a certain distance; a teleprinter is a remote printer; telephone is sound transmission. TELEBANKING TELEphone/TELEvision BANKING. Refers to the ...
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 ...
Banking Automation (2014)
Data Processing Systems and Associated Equipment by G. W. A. Dummer, F. P. Thomson, J. Mackenzie Robertson
SPE ELECTRONIC TELEPRINTER DESCRIPTION/FEATURES The SPE Teleprinter is a fully transmitting and receiving machine comprised of the base and frame mounting: Keyboard Printer Translator Unit Electronic Transmitting 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 ...
Teleprinter TT-804/MYQ-4A, (NSN 7010-01-153-0775).
FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION The teleprinter is a receive or read-only device. It operates under control of a host system such as a computer to print information directed to it. It can send status signals to the host system, but it cannot transmit ...
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 ...
The teleprinter is a form of type bar character printer using basket of type bars, a fixed print position, and a movable paper-holding carriage. The keys are operated with an electromagnet. The required data is fed from a buffer that translates ...
by Martin Weik
teleprinter network various stations within the same city, to other cities, or via worldwide networks, to other countries, (c) is limited to specific users of the service, and (d) enables users to communicate directly and temporarily among ...
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 ...
by Ian McNeil
Up to the 1970s, the usual practicewas tokeypunch a series of messages on papertape, dialupthe recipient'steleprinter,and putthe stripoftape inthe sender's teleprinter; this storeandforward process has beengreatly enhanced bytheuse of ...
by منصور الطوالبة
Telemedicine Telenet Telephone network Telephonic meeting Teleprinter Teleprinter Terminal Teleprocessing Teleprocessing System Teletext Teletype Teletype Interface Television Telex Telnet Temperature reading Temperature sensors ...
by S W Amos, Roger Amos
teleprinter A machine capable of converting a written message containing letters and figures into a coded form suitable for transmission over a ...
Chambers Pocket Dictionary (1992)
teleprinter n an apparatus with a ...
by Ramesh Bangia
teleprinter Terminal that includes a keyboard for input and a printer for output. Teleprinters provide hard copy; display terminals provide soft copy. Contrast with video terminal. teleprocessing A processing.
by Jean-Denis G.G. Lepage
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Scrabble value of T1E1L1E1P3R1I1N1T1E1R1
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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