[vyoo-dey-tuh, -dat-uh, -dah-tuh]


an interactive videotex service provided over a telephone line or television cable.

Origin of viewdata

First recorded in 1970–75; view + data Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for viewdata



trademark an interactive form of Videotex that sends information from a distant computer along telephone lines, enabling shopping, booking theatre and airline tickets, and banking transactions to be conducted from the home
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