Definition of Ceefax in English:

Ceefax

Line breaks: Cee¦fax
Pronunciation: /ˈsiːfaks
 
/

noun

[mass noun] British trademark
A teletext service provided by the BBC: our service brings you constantly updated financial information on Ceefax
More example sentences
  • The BBC's pioneering interactive teletext service Ceefax began thirty years ago today.
  • As always in these situations, listen out for radio bulletins or check Ceefax and Teletext for updates.
  • BBC Online also offered a comprehensive results service, as did Ceefax and Digital Text - via mobile phones.

Origin

1970s: representing the pronunciation of the initial syllables of seeing and facsimile.

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