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telecomputer

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

tele- +‎ computer

NounEdit

telecomputer (plural telecomputers)

  1. (dated) A proposed device combining the functions of computer and television.
    • 1980, Texas Monthly (volume 8, number 1, January 1980, page 64)
      If Adler has his way, the telecomputer will become an inescapable part of the life of every American. He envisions political campaigns waged with his machines []
    • 1990, George F. Gilder, Life after television
      [] the new technology of the telecomputer is unlikely to have an impact for a decade or two.
    • 1999, Melville Campbell Branch, The planning imperative and human behavior
      Great talent is available to conceive and design self-education telecomputer programs: expert programmers, technicians, movie and television directors []

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