teletext

noun tele·text \ ˈte-lə-ˌtekst \

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 in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of teletext

1974

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Definition of teletext for English Language Learners

  • : a system for broadcasting written information on television


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