Meaning of TELEVISION in English


■ noun

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 .

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