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


TELETEXT Defined for English Language Learners

teletext

noun

Definition of teletext for English Language Learners

  • : a system for broadcasting written information on television


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