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.

First Known Use of teletext

1974, in the meaning defined above

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“Teletext.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teletext. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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teletext

noun
How to pronounce teletext (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of teletext

technical : a system for broadcasting written information on television

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