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  1. TTYnoun

    Teletypewriter (originally), or a text display device, as used by deaf to read voice communication converted to text by a communication assistant device (CA).

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  1. tty

    The latter pronunciation was primarily ITS, but some Unix people say it this way as well; this pronunciation is not considered to have sexual undertones. 1. A terminal of the teletype variety, characterized by a noisy mechanical printer, a very limited character set, and poor print quality. Usage: antiquated (like the TTYs themselves). See also bit-paired keyboard. 2. [especially Unix] Any terminal at all; sometimes used to refer to the particular terminal controlling a given job. 3. [Unix] Any serial port, whether or not the device connected to it is a terminal; so called because under Unix such devices have names of the form tty*. Ambiguity between senses 2 and 3 is common but seldom bothersome.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tty in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  1. Anuj Somany:

    Till the mentally-sick people'selfish activity are satiated by a person, they call him Sweety; If their depravity/sycophancy propensity is hit, they react to say his words Sh*tty.

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    light informal conversation for social occasions
    • A. brashness
    • B. chin-wag
    • C. cazique
    • D. defilement

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