alphaphotographics

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From alphabetical and photographic, perhaps modelled on alphanumerics or similar.

Noun[edit]

alphaphotographics (uncountable)

  1. A display made up of text characters combined with high-resolution photographic images (proposed as a future form of videotex).
    • 1987, Jerome Aumente, New electronic pathways: videotex, teletext, and online databases
      Photographic quality or alphaphotographics have arrived, and interaction with videodiscs and video images represent a next level. But it is a question of feasibility rather than technological breakthroughs.

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