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teletext

[ tel-i-tekst ]
/ ˈtɛl ɪˌtɛkst /
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noun Television.
a system that allows viewers having television sets with special decoders to receive signals that display printed information as well as graphics on their screens.
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Origin of teletext

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British Dictionary definitions for teletext (1 of 2)

teletext
/ (ˈtɛlɪˌtɛkst) /

noun
a form of Videotex in which information is broadcast by a television station and received on an adapted television set

British Dictionary definitions for teletext (2 of 2)

Teletext
/ (ˈtɛlɪˌtɛkst) /

noun
trademark (in Britain, formerly) the ITV teletext serviceSee Ceefax
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