telepresence

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tele- +‎ presence.

Noun[edit]

telepresence (usually uncountable, plural telepresences)

  1. Virtual presence in another physical location by means of telecommunication technology.
    • 2015, Martin Ford, The Rise of the Robots, Oneworld:
      Telepresence robots that allow doctors or caretakers to interact with patients remotely are already in use in some hospitals and care facilities.