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screen reader

[ skreen-ree der ]
/ ˈskrin ˌri dər /
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noun Digital Technology.
a piece of software that renders visual data as synthesized speech or Braille: Your social media posts would be more accessible for blind people and others using screen readers if you’d just add alt text to your images.
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Origin of screen reader

First recorded in 1935–40 in the sense “a device for reading microfilm or microfiche”
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