videotex


vid·eo·tex

noun \-ˌteks\

Definition of VIDEOTEX

:  an electronic data retrieval system in which usually textual information is transmitted via telephone or cable-television lines and displayed on a television set or video display terminal; especially :  such a system that is interactive — compare teletext

Variants of VIDEOTEX

vid·eo·tex also vid·eo·text \-ˌtekst\

Origin of VIDEOTEX

2video + -tex (alteration of text)
First Known Use: 1978

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