TelePrompTer

[ tel-uh-promp-ter ]
/ ˈtɛl əˌprɒmp tər /

Trademark.

a brand name for an off-camera device that displays a magnified script so that it is visible to the performers or speakers on a television program.

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British Dictionary definitions for teleprompter

Teleprompter

/ (ˈtɛlɪˌprɒmptə) /

noun

trademark US and Canadian an electronic television prompting device whereby a prepared script, unseen by the audience, is enlarged line by line for the speakerequivalent in Britain (and certain other countries) Autocue
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Word Origin and History for teleprompter

teleprompter

n.

1951, originally a proprietary name in U.S., from tele- + prompter. The equivalent British proprietary name is Autocue.

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