Antedating of "Video"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Apr 12 01:47:07 UTC 2014

video (OED 1937)

1935 _N.Y. Times_ 12 May X11 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  The tiny waves measuring a few inches or feet from crest to crest, mere ripples in "the ether," are the ideal paths for television. ... They call them quasi-optical waves, while in Europe they are popularly known as "video" channels.

Fred Shapiro

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