teletext


tele·text

noun \ˈte-lə-ˌtekst\

: a system for broadcasting written information on television

Full Definition of TELETEXT

:  a system for broadcasting text over an unused portion of a television signal and displaying it on a decoder-equipped television set — compare videotex

Examples of TELETEXT

  1. Television stations use teletext to show sports scores and news.

First Known Use of TELETEXT

1974

Rhymes with TELETEXT

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