vidcall n.

a call made on a videophone n.


  • 1953 P. K. Dick Mr. Spaceship in Imagination Jan. 44/1 page image Philip K. Dick bibliography

    As soon as we get to the moon base I’ll make a vidcall to earth.

  • 1953 P. K. Dick Defenders in Galaxy Jan. 9/2 page image Philip K. Dick bibliography

    A vidcall is sent up and contact is made with a field headquarters.

  • 1965 P. K. Dick Retreat Syndrome in Worlds of Tomorrow Jan. 85/2 page image Philip K. Dick bibliography

    He put in a long-distance vidcall to Dr. Edgar Green…on Ganymede.

  • 1971 W. Rotsler Epic in Worlds of Tomorrow Spring 103 page image William Rotsler bibliography

    That vidcall when I docked at Station One was pure politics. I felt like a damned fool talking to him, knowing a couple of billion people were watching us.

  • 1996 B. Sterling Bicycle Repairman in Asimov’s Science Fiction Oct.–Nov. 162 page image Bruce Sterling bibliography

    Please hold for an incoming vidcall from Andrea Schweik of Carnac Instruments.

  • 2012 I. Creasey Souvenirs in Asimov’s Science Fiction April/May 85 page image Ian Creasey bibliography

    She hadn’t yet made a sale worth celebrating in their nightly vidcall.

Research requirements

antedating 1953

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