on-line typewriter

on-line typewriter

[′ȯn‚līn ′tīp‚rīd·ər]
(computer science)
A typewriter which transmits information into and out of a computer, and which is controlled by the central processing unit and thus by whatever program the computer is carrying out.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.