noun Television.
  1. 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.
Compare videotex.

Origin of teletext Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for teletext


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


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