teletext

noun
tele·​text | \ ˈte-lə-ˌtekst How to pronounce teletext (audio) \

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

Television stations use teletext to show sports scores and news.
Recent Examples on the Web The concepts included graphics and sound, the ability to connect to teletext networks, speech synthesis, and even some rudimentary AI. Jason Torchinsky, Ars Technica, 20 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of teletext

1974, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of teletext was in 1974

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“Teletext.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teletext. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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teletext

noun

English Language Learners Definition of teletext

technical : a system for broadcasting written information on television

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