Printer vs Teletypewriter - What's the difference?

printer | teletypewriter |


As nouns the difference between printer and teletypewriter

is that printer is one who makes prints 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.

printer

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who makes prints.
  • The operator of a printing press or owner of a printing business.
  • (computing) A device, usually attached to a computer, used to print text or images onto paper. Also see plotter.
  • Hyponyms

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    Anagrams

    * ---- ==Serbo-Croatian==

    Noun

  • (machine used to print)
  • Synonyms

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    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