1To or at a distance.‘telekinesis’
- 1.1 Used in names of instruments for operating over long distances.‘telemeter’
- 1.1 Used in names of instruments for operating over long distances.
2Relating to television.‘telecine’
3Done by means of the telephone.‘telemarketing’
From Greek tēle- ‘far off’. tele- (sense 2, are abbreviations.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.