videotex

noun vid·eo·tex \ ˈvi-dē-ō-ˌteks \
variants: or less commonly videotext play \ˈvi-dē-ō-ˌtekst\

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

Origin and Etymology of videotex

2video + -tex (alteration of text)


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