Meaning of TELEVISION in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ telɪvɪʒ(ə)n, -vɪʒ- ]

( televisions)

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


A television or television 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 television 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 television in their home.

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

= TV



Television refers to all the programmes that you can watch.

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

= TV



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

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


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