Meaning of TELEVISION in English
1》 a system for converting visual images (with sound) into electrical signals, transmitting them by radio or other means, and displaying them electronically on a screen.
2》 the activity, profession, or medium of broadcasting on ~.
3》 (also ~ set ) a device with a screen for receiving ~ signals.
early 20th cent.: from tele- + vision .
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004