- A device, at least partially mechanical, used to print text by pressing keys that cause type to be impressed through an inked ribbon onto paper.
- One who uses a typewriter; a typist.
Etymology: (-er, typewrite)
- Dutch: schrijfmachine
- French: m(fr, dactylo)f
- German: Schreibmaschine(de)f
- Italian: macchina da scrivere(it)f
- Spanish: mí¡quina de escribir(es)f
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