videophone

[ vid-ee-oh-fohn ]
/ ˈvɪd i oʊˌfoʊn /

noun

a telephone that transmits and receives both voice and video, in the form of sequenced still images, between dedicated hardware devices.

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Origin of videophone

First recorded in 1950–55; video + (tele)phone
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British Dictionary definitions for videophone

videophone
/ (ˈvɪdɪəˌfəʊn) /

noun

a telephonic device in which there is both verbal and visual communication between parties

Derived forms of videophone

videophonic (ˌvɪdɪəˈfɒnɪk), adjective
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