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What does TTY stand for?

TTY stands for Text Telephone (use of telephones for the hearing impaired)

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

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Samples in periodicals archive:

Those with hearing and speech concerns can use TTY technology, which stands for Text Telephone (also known as TDD, or Telecommunications Device for the Deaf).
McManus, president of the Deaf CSUNians, and Darren Hause, a member of the organization, say they can remember when they relied on text telephones and relay service to meet with friends.
In Caption Live, a portable wireless text telephone offers an extra microphone and text display, readable by one or several users in single or multiple locations.