Meaning of TELEVISION in English

[] n, often attrib [F television, fr. tele- tele- + vision vision] (1907) 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

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