autocue

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Autocue

(ˈɔːtəʊˌkjuː)
n
(Broadcasting) trademark an electronic television prompting device whereby a prepared script, unseen by the audience, is enlarged line by line for the speaker. US and Canadian name (trademark): Teleprompter
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.autocue - a device that displays words for people to read
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
Teleprompter - a prompter for television performers
Translations

autocue

[ˈɔːtəʊkjuː] N (Brit) (TV) → autocue m, chuleta f

Autocue®

[ˈɔːtəʊkjuː] (British) nprompteur m

Autocue®

n (Brit TV) → ˜ Teleprompter® m

Autocue

® [ˈɔːtəʊˌkjuː] n (Brit) (TV) → gobbo
References in periodicals archive ?
Jean Whitworth and Joe Braithwaite read autocues in the Breakfast studio, and Philip Smith gave the weather forecast.
Instead the living dead will read autocues before returning to obscurity.
A few weeks back, Queen had not one, but two, autocues onstage at the same venue.
I mean, how can keep talking for over an hour without using any autocues or scripts?
Welsh journalist John Humphrys has had a pop at his newsreading cousins calling them 'overpaid' and claiming they don't need brains to read autocues.
Why do these people not ab and on their autocues, sycophantic cheer -leaders and spin doctors and speak from the heart?
I tire of thin girlies and cheeky chappies struggling to read over-alliterated autocues.
We plonk 15 people in a studio to see how they cope with autocues, earpieces and studio demonstrations.
The autocues are well hidden from the audience, but they were there and, had he fallen ill, anyone in the audience could have finished off the act for him.