Full record for holovision n.

Definition three-dimensional television
OED requirements antedating 1968
Comment Katrina Campbell submitted a cite from a 1992 reprint of Anne McCaffrey and Jody Lynn Nye's "The Death of Sleep". The OED has a citation from a 1980 reprint of Harry Harrison's "We Ate the Whole Thing". Malcolm Farmer submitted a cite from a 1975 reprint of Ed Bryant's "The Poet in the Hologram in the Middle of Prime Time" in Nova 2; Dave Langford verified the cite in the 1972 first edition. Malcolm Farmer submitted a cite from a 1989 reprint of Kathryn Cramer's 1987 "Forbidden Knowledge". Malcolm Farmer submitted a cite from a 1975 reprint of James Tiptree's 1973 "The Girl Who Was Plugged In". Douglas Winston submitted a cite from a reprint of John Varley's "Bagatelle"; Mike Christie verified the cite in the 1976 first magazine appearance. Ralf Brown located, and Douglas Winston and Lawrence Watt-Evans independently submitted, a cite from a reprint of Robert Silverberg's "Tower of Glass"; Mike Christie verified the cite in the 1970 first magazine appearance.Roberto Labanti submitted a cite from a 1968 by Geoffrey Wolff, "Life in the Tube", in the September 21 Washington Post. This article was a book review of "A Very Private Life", by Michael Frayn: we would be interested to see if there are cites in earlier reviews of this book, or the book itself.
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Citations for holovision n.

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1968 G. Wolff Life in Tube in Washington Post Sept. 21 a14/1 Holovision, the three-dimensional television, is the means by which By Michael Frayn (Viking, 132 pp., $4.50). people connect with one another and switch each other out at will.
1970 R. Silverberg Tower of Glass in Galaxy Mag. June 86/1 They simply crossed the plaza again and again, marching neither too rigidly nor too slackly, keeping their eyes on the holovision hovercameras above them.
1972 E. Bryant Poet in Hologram in Middle of Prime Time in H. Harrison Nova 2 97, I would have been regretful, but I would have accepted your resignation. After all, you're one of the top holovision writers in the field.
1972 E. Bryant Poet in Hologram in Middle of Prime Time in H. Harrison Nova 2 95 The title page lands face up: ‘Darkness Comes Cheap: an original play for holovision.’
1973 H. Harrison in Vertex Apr. 62/3 I'm gonna take his picture and pictures of all the stuff he found out and you gonna see it on holovision and see how bad you stink.
1976 J. Varley Bagatelle in Galaxy, Incorporating Worlds of If Oct. 15/1 At night, it was Hans' habit to sit on his vibrating bed and watch the holovision until one o'clock. At that time, his kitchen would prepare him a late snack, roll it to him in his bed, and he would retire for the night.
1985 P. Di Filippo Stone Lives in B. Sterling Mirrorshades (1986) 185 Music, holovision, and, most prized, the company of June.
1987 K. Cramer Forbidden Knowledge in R. Rucker Mathenauts (1989) 126 As their relationship matured, increasingly they spent their time together watching holovision reruns of popular executions.
1987 K. Cramer Forbidden Knowledge in R. Rucker Mathenauts (1989) 126 As soon as she began to argue with him he refused to discuss‥anything else and turned on the holovision.
1990 A. McCaffrey & J. L. Nye Death of Sleep (1992) 189 Flatscreen pictures don't have enough life in them‥. I prefer holovision every time.
1991 E. Arnason Woman of Iron People (1992) i. iv. 149 But he has been spending time in one of the big holovision rooms.
1996 J. Gunn Joy Machine iv. 69 The students were facing a holovision display of a woman and a man looking attentive and kindly.