Keyboard vs Teletypewriter - What's the difference?

keyboard | teletypewriter |


As nouns the difference between keyboard and teletypewriter

is that keyboard is a set of keys used to operate a typewriter, computer etc while teletypewriter is 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.

As a verb keyboard

is to type on a computer keyboard.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

keyboard

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A set of keys used to operate a typewriter, computer etc.
  • (music) A component of many instruments including the piano, organ, and harpsichord consisting of usually black and white keys that cause different tones to be produced when struck.
  • (music) A device with keys of a musical keyboard, used to control electronic sound-producing devices which may be built into or separate from the keyboard device.
  • Synonyms

    * (electronic musical device) electronic keyboard

    Derived terms

    * keyboard shortcut

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To type on a computer keyboard.
  • Keyboarding is the part of this job I hate the most.

    teletypewriter

    English

    Noun

    (en 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.
  • See also

    * teleprinter