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teletext

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noun tele·text \ˈte-lə-ˌtekst\

Simple Definition of teletext

  • : a system for broadcasting written information on television

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of teletext

  1. :  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 in a sentence

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



1974

First Known Use of teletext

1974

Rhymes with teletext


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