a telegraph apparatus consisting of a keyboard transmitter, which converts a typed message into coded pulses for transmission along a wire or cable, and a printing receiver, which converts incoming signals and prints out the message US name teletypewriter See also telex, radioteletype
a network of such devices, formerly used for communicating information, etc
a similar device used for direct input/output of data into a computer at a distant location
[tel-uh-pros-es-ing, -uh-sing or, esp. British, -proh-ses-ing, -proh-suh-sing] /ˈtɛl əˌprɒs ɛs ɪŋ, -ə sɪŋ or, esp. British, -ˌproʊ sɛs ɪŋ, -ˌproʊ sə sɪŋ/ noun, Computers. 1. computerized processing and transmission of data over the telephone or other long-distance communications systems. teleprocessing /ˌtɛlɪˈprəʊsɛsɪŋ/ noun 1. the use of remote computer terminals connected to a central computer to […]
[tel-uh-promp-ter] /ˈtɛl əˌprɒmp tər/ Trademark. 1. a brand name for an off-camera device that displays a magnified script so that it is visible to the performers or speakers on a television program. Teleprompter /ˈtɛlɪˌprɒmptə/ noun 1. trademark (US & Canadian) an electronic television prompting device whereby a prepared script, unseen by the audience, is enlarged […]
teleradiography tel·e·ra·di·og·ra·phy (těl’ə-rā’dē-ŏg’rə-fē) n. Radiography performed with the tube held about six feet from the body. Also called teleroentgenography.
noun, (sometimes initial capital letter) 1. a navigational aid that uses radar to map the sky above an airfield, which, together with a map of the airfield itself, is transmitted by television to aircraft approaching the field. noun 1. trademark an electronic navigational aid in which the image of a ground-based radar system is televised […]