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Definition of Typewriter

Typewriter

  1. An instrument for writing by means of type, a typewheel, or the like, in which the operator makes use of a sort of keyboard, in order to obtain printed impressions of the characters upon paper.
  2. One who uses such an instrument.

Typewriter Quotations

There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Ernest Hemingway

I was set free because my greatest fear had been realized, and I still had a daughter who I adored, and I had an old typewriter and a big idea. And so rock bottom became a solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.
J. K. Rowling

I am amazed; until the day I die I shall wonder how Whittaker Chambers got into my house to use my typewriter.
Alger Hiss

I have always been pushed by the negative. The apparent failure of a play sends me back to my typewriter that very night, before the reviews are out. I am more compelled to get back to work than if I had a success.
Tennessee Williams

My mother had bought a sewing machine for me. When I went away to college, she gave me a sewing machine, a typewriter and a suitcase, and my mother made $17 a week working as a maid 12 hours a day, and she did that for me.
Alice Walker
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Typewriter Translations

typewriter in Danish is skrivemaskine
typewriter in Dutch is schrijfmachine
typewriter in German is Schreibmaschine
typewriter in Norwegian is skrivemaskin
typewriter in Swedish is skrivmaskin
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