Meaning of TELEVISION in English
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
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
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 ~...
Television refers to all the programmes that you can watch.
I don’t have much time to watch very much ~.
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.
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012