Definition of 'typewriter'
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Example sentences containing 'typewriter'
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The typewriter stopped three times for short periods; then twice for much longer periods. LOADED QUESTIONS (1986)In my outer office Zerk was pounding furiously on the typewriter. THE DUTCH BLUE ERROR (1986)The DC took my statement down on a typewriter without comment. A NASTY DOSE OF DEATH (1986)
He swiveled around to face me and waved a hand at the typewriter. WHEN THE SACRED GINMILL CLOSES (1986)
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Translations for 'typewriter'
British English: typewriter /ˈtaɪpˌraɪtə/ NOUN
A typewriter is a machine with keys which are pressed in order to print letters, numbers, or other characters onto paper.
- American English: typewriter
- Arabic: آلَةٌ كَاتِبَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: máquina de escrever
- Chinese: 打字机
- Croatian: pisaća mašina
- Czech: psací stroj
- Danish: skrivemaskine
- Dutch: schrijfmachine
- European Spanish: máquina de escribir
- Finnish: kirjoituskone
- French: machine à écrire
- German: Schreibmaschine
- Greek: γραφομηχανή
- Italian: macchina da scrivere
- Japanese: タイプライター
- Korean: 타자기
- Norwegian: skrivemaskin
- Polish: maszyna do pisania
- European Portuguese: máquina de escrever
- Romanian: mașină de scris
- Russian: печатная машинка
- Spanish: máquina de escribir
- Swedish: skrivmaskin
- Thai: เครื่องพิมพ์ดีด
- Turkish: daktilo
- Ukrainian: друкарська машина
- Vietnamese: máy chữ
Definition of typewriter from the Collins English Dictionary
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