Meaning of TELEVISION in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈte-lə-ˌvi-zhən especially Brit ]

ˌte-lə-ˈ noun

Usage: often attributive

Etymology: French télévision, from télé- tele- + vision vision

Date: 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


a. : the television broadcasting industry

b. : television as a medium of communication

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.