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  • n  a character printer connected to a telegraph that operates like a typewriter

  • One day last week, a teleprinter in the Los Angeles Mirror-News chattered excitedly with a strange bit of copy.
  • Among his 100-odd patented inventions: the stock market ticker, an automatic fishing reel, a police radio-teleprinter and a macaroni-twisting machine.
  • He paid nearly $700,000 for an 878-ton yacht that carries a crew of 30, and has put more than $1,000,000 worth of improvements into it, including $48,000 worth of teleprinter .

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