viewdata

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

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. view camera,
  2. view halloa,
  3. view halloo,
  4. view mark,
  5. viewable,
  6. viewer,
  7. viewership,
  8. viewfinder,
  9. viewing,
  10. viewing lens

Origin of viewdata

First recorded in 1970–75; view + data

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British Dictionary definitions for viewdata

Viewdata

noun

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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