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Definition of 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

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

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

The great fun in my life has been getting up every morning and rushing to the typewriter because some new idea has hit me.
Ray Bradbury

I don't have a computer. A computer's a typewriter. I already have a typewriter.
Ray Bradbury
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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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