holoscreen n.

a screen that displays a hologram

  • 1969 B. W. Aldiss Soft Predicament in Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Oct. 68/2 page image Brian W. Aldiss bibliography

    We had old-fashioned two-dimensional oil paintings, no-mobile, on the walls, and no holoscreen.

  • 1979 C. Sheffield Grooves of Change in Amazing Stories 14/1 page image Charles Sheffield bibliography

    When Wolf’s image appeared on the holoscreen, sleepy-looking and irritated, Park decided he must have made a slight error in his time calculation.

  • 1989 I. Asimov Nemesis (1990) 282 Isaac Asimov

    The holoscreen sprang to life and she could see the two suited figures on it, standing on the barren soil of Erythro.

  • 2015 A. M. Steele Long Wait in Asimov’s Science Fiction Jan. 73 page image Allen Steele bibliography

    β€˜See, everything the ship tells us about what it’s doing comes to us here.’ Dad shifted me from one knee to another as he pointed to the holoscreen.


Research requirements

antedating 1969

Earliest cite

Brian W. Aldiss, in F&SF

Research History
Suggested by Ralf Brown 3/2/03

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