Definition of telecomputer in English:


Syllabification: tel·e·com·put·er
Pronunciation: /ˌteləkəmˈpyo͞otər
(also • trademark Tele-Computer)


  • A device that combines the capabilities of a computer with those of a television and a telephone, particularly for multimedia applications.
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    • These personal telecomputers will become thoroughly decentralized and more and more individualized.
    • They are powerful enough for most occasions and their telecomputer even permits automatic use of flash.
    • The telecomputer already had the capability of automatically dialing and performing data transfers.



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  • It is essential to develop a telecomputing ethic which encompasses netiquette and also requires a ‘commitment from the teacher to see that the learning that takes place through the wires has depth’.
  • For access to the tools at the NCMIR, scientists may either come to the center or utilize telecomputing.
  • Understand and abide by telecomputing etiquette when using e-mail, newsgroups, listservs and other Internet functions.

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