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slow-scan television

[sloh-skan] /ˈsloʊˌskæn/
noun
1.
a technique or system in which an image is scanned electronically more slowly than is normally done in order to produce images, especially of still pictures, that can be transmitted economically, as over a telephone line, and displayed on a television screen.
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