Meaning of TELEVISION in English
Pronunciation: ' te-l ə - ˌ vi-zh ə n esp Brit ˌ te-l ə - '
Usage: often attrib
Etymology: French télévision, from télé- tele- + vision vision
1 : an electronic system of transmitting transient images of fixed or moving objects together with sound over a wire or through space by apparatus that converts light and sound into electrical waves and reconverts them into visible light rays and audible sound
2 : a television receiving set
3 a : the television broadcasting industry b : television as a medium of communication
Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary. Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка. 2012