word processing machine


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word processing machine

A computer that is specialized for word processing functions. Years ago, Wang Labs made its mark with dedicated word processing machines; however, after personal computers began to infiltrate companies in the 1980s, the days of the dedicated word processor were numbered. See word processing and Wang Labs.


Who Needs a Shift Key?
In 1908, this Smith Premier 10 "word processor" had a complete set of upper-case and lower-case keys.
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