closed-circuit television


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closed-circuit television

n
(Electronics) a television system in which signals are transmitted from a television camera to the receivers by cables or telephone links forming a closed circuit, as used in security systems, etc

closed′-cir`cuit tel′evision


n.
a system of televising by cable to designated viewing sets, as within a single building.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.closed-circuit television - a television system that is not used for broadcasting but is connected by cables to designated monitors (as in a factory or theater)
factory, manufactory, manufacturing plant, mill - a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
surveillance system - a closed-circuit television system used to maintain close observation of a person or group
television system, television - a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
dramatic art, dramaturgy, theater, theatre, dramatics - the art of writing and producing plays
Translations

closed-circuit television

[ˈkləʊzdˌsɜːkɪtˈtɛlɪˌvɪʒən] ntelevisione f a circuito chiuso
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