TelePrompTer

TelePrompTer

[tel-uh-promp-ter]
Trademark.
a brand name for an off-camera device that displays a magnified script so that it is visible to the performers or speakers on a television program.
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Teleprompter (ˈtɛlɪˌprɒmptə)
 
n
(US), (Canadian) trademark equivalent in Britain (and certain other countries) Autocue an electronic television prompting device whereby a prepared script, unseen by the audience, is enlarged line by line for the speaker

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teleprompter
1951, originally a proprietary name in U.S., from tele- + prompter. The equivalent British proprietary name is Autocue.
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