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[mass noun] An enhanced version of telex.
- ‘He said: ‘I got a call on Monday morning to say I was in the squad, then saw on teletex later in the day that I was in the starting line-up.’’
- ‘The design of a gateway that can interconnect teletex and OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) networks is shown.’
- ‘The company is also a major shareholder in Cork's newest radio station, and provides the teletex service to TV3.’
1970s: probably a blend of telex and text.
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