type wheel


type wheel
   In modern use, a series of characters mounted on flexible arms around a circular core. The wheel rotates to position each type, which is printed by a plunger striking against the back of the typeface forcing it against the ribbon and paper.

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  • Type wheel — Type Type, n. [F. type; cf. It. tipo, from L. typus a figure, image, a form, type, character, Gr. ? the mark of a blow, impression, form of character, model, from the root of ? to beat, strike; cf. Skr. tup to hurt.] [1913 Webster] 1. The mark or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • type wheel — noun : a wheel made with raised characters on its periphery and used in some typewriters, printing telegraphs, and other printing devices …   Useful english dictionary

  • Type-wheel — Буквопечатающее колесо …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Type Wheel Printer —   [engl.], Typenraddrucker …   Universal-Lexikon

  • type wheel printer — diskinis spausdintuvas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. type wheel printer; wheel printer vok. Typenraddrucker, m rus. колесное печатающее устройство, n; лепестковое печатающее устройство, n pranc. imprimante de roue, f; imprimeuse …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • Type — Type, n. [F. type; cf. It. tipo, from L. typus a figure, image, a form, type, character, Gr. ? the mark of a blow, impression, form of character, model, from the root of ? to beat, strike; cf. Skr. tup to hurt.] [1913 Webster] 1. The mark or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Type founder — Type Type, n. [F. type; cf. It. tipo, from L. typus a figure, image, a form, type, character, Gr. ? the mark of a blow, impression, form of character, model, from the root of ? to beat, strike; cf. Skr. tup to hurt.] [1913 Webster] 1. The mark or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Type foundery — Type Type, n. [F. type; cf. It. tipo, from L. typus a figure, image, a form, type, character, Gr. ? the mark of a blow, impression, form of character, model, from the root of ? to beat, strike; cf. Skr. tup to hurt.] [1913 Webster] 1. The mark or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Type foundry — Type Type, n. [F. type; cf. It. tipo, from L. typus a figure, image, a form, type, character, Gr. ? the mark of a blow, impression, form of character, model, from the root of ? to beat, strike; cf. Skr. tup to hurt.] [1913 Webster] 1. The mark or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Type metal — Type Type, n. [F. type; cf. It. tipo, from L. typus a figure, image, a form, type, character, Gr. ? the mark of a blow, impression, form of character, model, from the root of ? to beat, strike; cf. Skr. tup to hurt.] [1913 Webster] 1. The mark or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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