a device or system capable of transmitting or displaying a three-dimensional image
But this talk about—about dial phones. About armies. Why, you sound like one of those historical tri-vids about the twentieth century!
Shimmering in the thick atmosphere like figures on a faulty tri-vid receiver, they drifted into the charred area.
They…took pictures of themselves standing next to it and left already bored and looking forward to the programs on tri-vid that night.
Those section chiefs who were too far away were already linked by tri-vid, and could be seen in miniature, sitting atop their projection mats with backgrounds of desert or jungle or mountain peak behind them.
Walt Sheldon, 'Your Time is Up', in "If"
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