Meaning of TELEVISION in English

TELEVISION

(~s)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.

1.

A ~ or ~ set is a piece of electrical equipment consisting of a box with a glass screen on it on which you can watch programmes with pictures and sounds.

She turned the ~ on and flicked around between news programmes.

= TV, telly

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2.

Television is the system of sending pictures and sounds by electrical signals over a distance so that people can receive them on a ~ in their home.

Toy manufacturers began promoting some of their products on ~...

= TV

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3.

Television refers to all the programmes that you can watch.

I don’t have much time to watch very much ~.

= TV

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4.

Television is the business or industry concerned with making programmes and broadcasting them on ~.

British commercial ~ has been steadily losing its lead as the most advanced sector of the industry in Europe.

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