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videophone

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noun vid·eo·phone \ˈvi-dē-ə-ˌfōn\

Simple Definition of videophone

  • : a telephone that can send and receive moving images so that users can see and hear each other

Full Definition of videophone

  1. :  a telephone that can transmit video as well as audio signals so that users can see each other

Circa 1950

First Known Use of videophone

circa 1950


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